09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Johann Josef Geisser (Swiss, 1824-1894) Lot of Two Alpine Views

$3,200$2,700
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Johann Josef Geisser (Swiss, 1824-1894)

Lot of Two Alpine Views
Each signed "J. Geisser" l.l., identified on presentation plaques.
Oil on canvas, sizes to 18 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (47.0 x 38.7 cm), framed.
Condition: One with tear l.l., patch reinforcements, minor retouch.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Valley with retouch over mended inverted L-shaped tear to u.l. quadrant, measuring approximately 1/4 x 1/2 in. with tape reinforcement to the reverse. Rippling to canvas, which may be benefit from having stretcher keys tightened. Craquelure to sky area.

Lake with tear to l.l. quadrant measuring approximately 7 in. length. Several dots of retouch to u.r. quadrant along frame liner, each measuring less than 1/8 x 1/8 in.

Keywords

Johann Josef Geisser