05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Robert Alexander Hillingford (British, 1828-1904) Important News

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

Description:

Robert Alexander Hillingford (British, 1828-1904)

Important News
Monogrammed "RH" l.r., identified on a handwritten gummed label affixed to the
stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 17 x 12 in. (43.3 x 30.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $3,000-3,500

Four small areas of retouch located along the bottom of the composition, mainly confined to the lower two inches, and none affecting the figure. The largest area of retouch measures 2 x 1/2 in., with two small dots above and is located 2 inches up from bottom at left. Fine, stable craquelure. Stretcher bar mark along the right side. Area of varnish inconsistency to u.l. background.

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