Anthony Thieme (American, 1888-1954)
On the Shore
Signed "AThieme" l.l., titled in pencil on the reverse and in ink on the back of
Oil on canvas laid on paperboard, 8 x 10 in. (20.2 x 25.3 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Paint loss, craquelure with some areas of lifting, bowing to the support.
Craquelure and craquelure with lifting in areas of heavy impasto on the left side of the composition. Paint loss center left measuring 1/8 in. surrounded by areas of lifting measuring about 1 x 1/2 in. overall. Small paint loss in impasto above horse in an area of craquelure with lifting measuring 1-1/2 in. square. Fine craquelure in the sky upper left corner. Mild surface grime. Varnish inconsistencies. Bowing to panel of about 3/8 in. along lower edge with some separation of the cardboard layers.