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.
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.