01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Abbott Fuller Graves (American, 1859-1936) Rosemary (Still Life)

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

Description:

Abbott Fuller Graves (American, 1859-1936)

Rosemary (Still Life)
Signed "Abbott Graves" l.l., titled in pencil and stamped "...Ex. P.A.F.A." on the
stretcher. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm), in a signed Herman Dudley Murphy for Carrig-Rohane frame.
Condition: Minor retouch.

Exhibitions: 119th Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, February 3 to March 23, 1924, no. 181.

Literature: Falk, Peter Hastings. The Annual Exhibition Record of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Vol. III (1914-1968), Madison: Sound View Press, 1989, pg. 211.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Frame dated, monogrammed and inscribed "19 [Herman Dudley Murphy monogram] 26/ Carrig-Rohane Shop, Inc./ R. C. VOSE/ BOSTON... #4280" on the reverse, varnish staining to the reverse, retouch to two areas--one measuring approx. 1/2 x 1 in. to l.c. and the other aprox. 2 x 1/2 in. to l.l. quadrant, craquelure, no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Herman Dudley Murphy, Carrig-Rohane Shop Inc., Peter Hastings, Sound View Press