05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Heinrich Karl Brückner (German, 1805-1892) Fishing in the Northern Alps

$652$550
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Heinrich Karl Brückner (German, 1805-1892)

Fishing in the Northern Alps
Monogram signature "HBrückner, sen." l.l., inscribed "...Heinrich Bruckner" on the
reverse.
Oil on canvas, 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. (32.4 x 41.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

Clustered dots to retouch to sky over the hut and river, extending over to the the edge of the pine trees. Another cluster of dots in the sky to the right of the pine trees. One small spot in center of sky.

Many pinpoint sized paint losses, most evident in the sky and in the frothy water.

Fine craquelure throughout, more prominent in sky just above the hut and in the heavier impasto on the mountain peak.

Keywords

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