09-09-2011 09-10-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Abbott Fuller Graves (American, 1859-1936) Domestic Quietude

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


Abbott Fuller Graves (American, 1859-1936)

Domestic Quietude
Signed "Abbott Graves-" l.l., with a Wadsworth, Howland & Co., Boston, canvas
stencil and a label from Walter Kimball & Co., Boston, on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in. (61.0 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor flaking and surface grime.

Provenance: Through the collection of Warren W. Dutcher, Jr., Hopedale, Massachusetts; by family descent, Massachusetts.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Areas of tiny paint losses from flaking: within the skirt area 8 x 4 1/2 inches overall, u.r. quadrant above pottery 4 x 4 inches overall, at the figure's seat 3 x 2 inches overall, and in the figure's face 2 x 1 1/2 inches overall. Possible small area of retouch or foreign pigment in the background to left of the figure's head, measuring 1/4 x 1/8 inches.


Wadsworth Howland & Co., Walter Kimball & Co., Massachusetts, Warren W. Dutcher , Jr., Hopedale, head