01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Heywood Hardy (British, 1842-1933) The Yearlings

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Heywood Hardy (British, 1842-1933)

The Yearlings
Signed and dated "Heywood Hardy 1900" l.l., identified and registered "23351"
on a label affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered retouch, craquelure.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dashes and broad washes of retouch to sky. Spot of retouch to center left edge measuring 1-1/2 inches long and 1/4 in wide, probably to repair a frame abrasion. Very minor retouch to first horse in group at right, about a dozen small brushstrokes in all. Minimal retouch to lone horse on the left, 4 small brushstrokes in all. Craquelure mainly in the area of the trees across the center of the composition. Craquelure appears stable.