01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Anthony Thieme (American, 1888-1954) On the Shore

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


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
the frame.
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.
Estimate $600-800

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.


Anthony Thieme