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

Bryant Chapin (American, 1859-1927) Rocky Coastal View

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


Bryant Chapin (American, 1859-1927)

Rocky Coastal View
Signed and dated "BRYANT CHAPIN '90" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 20 in. (31.1 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcement, retouch, varnish inconsistencies, craquelure with gentle lifting/cupping, minute scattered losses.

Provenance: Estate of Elinor Truesdale Marvell, Cliff Farm, Tiverton, Rhode Island. Ms. Truesdale Marvell was daughter of the late Dr. Philemon Edwards Truesdale (1874-1945), who founded of the Truesdale Hospital (now Truesdale Clinic), Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1905.

Estimate $1,800-2,200

Broad and thin washes of retouch to sky area beneath varnish layer; surface grime; may benefit from a cleaning; no additional condition issues to report.


Bryant Chapin, Elinor Truesdale Marvell, Tiverton, Rhode Island, Truesdale Clinic, Truesdale Hospital, founder, Philemon Edwards Truesdale, Massachusetts