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.
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.