05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965) Church Procession in Brittany

$7,110$6,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Jane Peterson (American, 1876-1965)

Church Procession in Brittany
Signed "JANE PETERSON" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 37 5/8 x 27 5/8 in. (95.5 x 70.2 cm), in an Arts & Crafts frame.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.

N.B. The present work likely dates to around 1906, prior to Peterson's studies with Joaquin Sorolla, and exemplifies her early work and progressing style.

We wish to thank J. Jonathan Joseph for his kind assistance cataloguing the lot.


Estimate $10,000-15,000

Wax lined, retouch to all quadrants but predominately to u.l. quadrant; largest area of retouch to u.l. corner spanning approx. 5 x 3 1/2 in. at extreme height and width, other retouch mostly dabs; restored crescent-shaped tear to u.l. quadrant measuring approx. 2 x 2 in.

Keywords

Jane Peterson, Joaquin Sorolla, J. Jonathan Joseph