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

William Bliss Baker (American, 1859-1886) Woodland Brook

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


William Bliss Baker (American, 1859-1886)

Woodland Brook
Signed or inscribed "William Bliss Baker" on the stretcher, identified on a
presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 26 x 40 in. (66.0 x 101.6 cm), in an Arts & Crafts frame.
Condition: Craquelure.

Provenance: Skinner Inc., American & European Paintings & Prints, Boston, Massachusetts, November 12, 1999, Sale 1958, Lot 116.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Moderate surface grime and dust--the work would benefit from a cleaning; craquelure throughout but particularly to the l.l. quadrant; no additional condition issues to report.