09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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John Carleton Wiggins (American, 1848-1932) Visiting the Sheep Pen

$9,480$8,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

John Carleton Wiggins (American, 1848-1932)

Visiting the Sheep Pen
Signed "C. Wiggins" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 44 3/8 x 61 3/4 in. (112.8 x 157.0 cm), unframed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, varnish inconsistencies, signature partially reinforced.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Retouch and modeling paste to the l.l. quadrant spanning an area of approx. 7 x 13 in. at the extreme height and width. Less than 20 areas of retouch to the sky area, each less than 1 x 1 in. Fine dashes of retouch over craquelure throughout, predominately to face and circular cracking on upper torso of the girl in red. Losses to canvas along tacking margin.

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John Carleton Wiggins