09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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Ben Austrian (American, 1870-1921) Florida View

$1,896$1,600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Ben Austrian (American, 1870-1921)

Florida View
Signed and dated "Ben Austrian 1915." l.r., inscribed "On way to Jupiter/near Palm
Beach Fla/Painting by/Ben Austrian/Reading Pa." on a gummed label affixed to the reverse.
Oil on academy board, 12 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. (30.8 x 26.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Warping, crack to surface c.r., surface grime, water staining to the reverse.
Estimate $500-700

The creak or break has been stabilized with masking tap on the reverse, and has been retouched. It is about 3 inches long. The curvature to the support is visible but unobtrusive. The painting would benefit from cleaning.

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