01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Interior with a Young Woman Paring Apples by Fire Light

$7,703$6,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Interior with a Young Woman Paring Apples by Fire Light
Inscribed "...old Homestead/E.L. Henry" faintly in ink and "PERRY" in chalk
on the reverse.
Oil on panel, 20 1/8 x 24 in. (51.1 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint loss, abrasions, craquelure, surface grime.


Estimate $2,000-3,000

Paint losses: 2 spots u.c. together measuring 1/2 inch; 1-1/4 in. abrasion u.r. with small paint losses;1/4 inch loss l.c. in apron of the figure; scattered pinpoint size losses throughout with small losses along the edges. Scattered old retouch over old losses, l.l. corner 1/4 inch,. small areas u.r. and l.l.; with broad areas of revarnish. Fine craquelure throughout.

Keywords

American School