05-20-2011 05-20-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2547B Boston
May 20, 2011 12:00PMCalender

Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796-1886) New England Hills /A Vermont Landscape

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2547B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 20, 2011 12:00PM


Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796-1886)

New England Hills/A Vermont Landscape
Incised date "August 3d 1859" l.c., identified on a presentation plaque, stenciled
"ROB'T FULLERTON/ ART DEALER" and inscribed "Cecilia 29...28205" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 15 x 24 in. (38.1 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, areas of skinning, craquelure.

Provenance: Christie's New York, December 6, 1985, Sale 6052 [CECILIA], Lot 29; Vose Galleries of Boston, 1986; private New England collection.

Literature: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., Important American Paintings and Sculpture of the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries, December 6, 1985 [exh. cat.].

N.B. A copy of the Vose Galleries of Boston sales receipt accompanies the lot.

Estimate $20,000-30,000

Scattered retouch to the sky in both u.l. and u.r. quadrants--primarily small dots of retouch to the u.l. quadrant, and larger dabs of retouch to the u.r. quadrant, spanning an area of approximately 7 x 1 in. at the extreme height and width; craquelure.


Asher Brown Durand, New England Hills, ROB'T FULLERTON/ ART DEALER, New England, Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc.