01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Marcus Stone (British, 1840-1921) Lovers Embracing by Moonlight

$5,925$5,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Marcus Stone (British, 1840-1921)

Lovers Embracing by Moonlight
Signed "...STONE" faintly l.l., inscribed "6431/ R.A. 1884" on the reverse,
with a label from The Pantechnicon, Helgrave Square, London, on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 13 5/8 in. (76.9 x 34.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered minor retouch, stable craquelure.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Minor retouch in landscape surrounding figures. Scattered abrasions. Possible overcleaning in the tress in center. Fine craquelure throughout. Discolored varnish.

Keywords

Marcus Stone, London, Helgrave Square