05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender

John Frederick Tennant (British, 1796-1872) Wyndcliffe-on-Wye

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM


John Frederick Tennant (British, 1796-1872)

Signed and dated "J. Tennant 1847" l.l., identified on a partial label from Robert
C. Vose Galleries, Boston, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 33 x 60 in. (83.8 x 152.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, minor retouch, craquelure.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Slightly flattened impasto to surface; Broad but thin area of retouch to sky area u.l. quadrant-about 8 x 8 inch area-under varnish layer; some skinning through sky u.r. quadrant

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John Frederick Tennant