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Louis Kronberg (American, 1872-1965) Souvenir of Valencia

Auction:
2535B
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

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

Description:

Louis Kronberg (American, 1872-1965)

Souvenir of Valencia
Signed "LOUIS KRONBERG [Star of David]" u.r., inscribed and monogrammed "PARIS..."
u.l., identified on a presentation plaque, inscribed and dated "LOUIS KRONBERG PARIS/ GRUPA VALENCIANA...MARCH 7 1932/...," identified on a label from the Boston Art Club (see below), and export stamped "DOUANE/EXPORTATION/PARIS/CENTRALE" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 46 x 32 in. (116.8 x 81.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime.

Exhibitions: Boston Art Club Members' Exhibition of Oil Paintings, June 8 to June 24, 1933.

Provenance: The Estate of Dr. Mustafa K. Alkan, New England and Carp, Ontario; Carl R. Nordblom Auctions, Massachusetts, 1978.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Washes of retouch (pigment fluorescence), possibly by the hand of the artist since no repair is evident, to skin of the face on the cheek and jaw, and to her back. Washes of retouch to the left hand and elbow, and more extensive retouch to the right upper arm, particularly in the area of shadow. Reinforcement to the signature u.r.

One period label inscribed "No. 1/ Grupa Valencia/ Louis Kronberg/ c/o W.S. Budworth & Son, New York".

The outer dimensions of the frame are 50 1/2 x 37 inches.

Keywords

Valencia, PARIS, Louis Kronberg, Boston Art Club, Carl R. Nordblom, Mustafa K. Alkan, Massachusetts, Ontario, New England, Carp, Son, Forfeda, Kronberg im Taunus

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