John Adams Parker (American, 1837-1900)
Two Figures on a Frozen Winter Stream at Dusk
Monogrammed "JAP" l.r., with a canvas stencil from S.N. Dodge, New York, on the
Oil on canvas, 17 x 21 in. (43.2 x 53.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, craquelure, surface abrasions, retouch.
Provenance: Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode Island.
Patch reinforcements to sky area in the u.r. quadrant and to the skyline in the l.l. quadrant; retouch primarily to u.r., l.r., and l.l. quadrants, retouch to u.r. over patch spanning an area approximately 2 x 2 3/4 in., retouch to l.l. quadrant spanning an area approximately 2 x 2 1/4 in., scattered retouch to u.r. corner spanning an area approximately 3 x 2 1/4 in., craquelure throughout with lifting to u.r. quadrant, scattered minor losses along right frame liner, small area of retouch to l.c. measuring approximately 1/4 x 1/4 in., may benefit from a cleaning.