09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Arthur Merton Hazard (American, 1872-1930) Portrait of Irene [née Sweet] Dutcher of Hopedale, Massachusetts

$7,703$6,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Arthur Merton Hazard (American, 1872-1930)

Portrait of Irene [née Sweet] Dutcher of Hopedale, Massachusetts
Signed "A.M. Hazard" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 84 x 42 in. (213.4 x 106.7 cm), in a Foster Brothers frame with medallion embedded verso.
Condition: Minor surface dust.

Provenance: By family descent of the sitter, Massachusetts.

N.B. Irene [née Sweet] Dutcher was the wife of Warren W. Dutcher, Jr., Hopedale, Massachusetts, and the daughter-in-law of Frank J. Dutcher (1850-1930), a former president of the Draper Company (manufacturer of power textile looms) in Hopedale, Massachusetts.

Estimate $2,000-2,500

Rippling to canvas, which may benefit from having stretcher keys tightened or re-stretching. Bulge with resulting abrasion to l.c. along frame liner (due to an unidentified object being wedged between canvas and stretcher bar). Tack hole to l.l. corner. Varnish inconsistencies. Canvas loss and minor fraying to left tacking edge verso.

Keywords

Massachusetts, Warren W. Dutcher , Jr., Hopedale, daughter-in-law, Draper Company, Frank J. Dutcher, president