09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Attributed to Anthony Thieme (American, 1888-1954) Harbor View

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

Description:

Attributed to Anthony Thieme (American, 1888-1954)

Harbor View
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (31.8 x 43.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime.

Provenance: Purchased from Anthony Thieme at his studio on Dartmouth Street, Boston, c. 1925; by family descent to the present owner.

N.B. Thought to be an early work by Thieme, the scene may be Venice or some other location in Italy, based upon the design of the foreground fishing boat with its pointed ends and lugger rig, as well as the white schooner and the architecture beyond.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Canvas is trimmed, unmounted, and un-stretched. Canvas is laid against a corrugated cardboard backing that is held in place with nails into the frame. No inscriptions or notations to the reverse.

Keywords

Anthony Thieme, Harbor View, Italy