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.
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.