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

William Merritt Post (American, 1856-1935) The Parasol

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


William Merritt Post (American, 1856-1935)

The Parasol
Signed "W. Merritt Post" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 in. (40.7 x 30.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered retouch, craquelure.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Retouch primarily to sky, with scattered dots and dashes, and to fill craquelure left center in the distant trees. Larger area of retouch incluiding a L-shaped area center left side measuring 1-1/2 x 3/4 inches. Two areas of retouch to u.c., each measuring 2-1/2 x 1/2 inch.


William Merritt