01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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John Ferguson Weir (American, 1841-1926) Sundown at the Alhambra

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

Description:

John Ferguson Weir (American, 1841-1926)

Sundown at the Alhambra
Signed "J.F. Weir." l.r.
Oil with tooling on canvas, 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure.

Provenance: Skinner Inc., May 8, 1998, Sale 1843, Lot 121.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Patch reinforcement and staining to the reverse. Very fine line of retouch on the front, l.r. corner, corresponding to patch on the reverse. The line of retouch/repair runs horizontally for 1 1/2 inches and is less than 1/16 in. high. Stable craquelure, mild stretcher bar marks.

Keywords

John Ferguson Weir, the Alhambra