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William Jurian Kaula (American, 1871-1953) Clouds from the West (New Ipswich, New Hampshire)

Auction:
2598B
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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

Description:

William Jurian Kaula (American, 1871-1953)

Clouds from the West (New Ipswich, New Hampshire)
Signed "WILLIAM J. KAULA." l.r., identified on the artist's label affixed to the
reverse.
Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 22 in. (46.4 x 55.9 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Minor retouch, surface grime.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Inscribed in pencil on the stretcher, "Given to Mararet Atwood by Lucy F. Grueby" and numbered "13178 Atwood," and with a label from George Busse, New York, on the back of the frame.

Three small areas of retouch to the center along the bottom of the clouds, the largest measuring 5/8 inch. Surface grime with scattered drips.

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William Jurian Kaula, New Hampshire, Hindu tantra, Hinduism, Kaula, Shaivism

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