05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938) Illustration from The Scarlet Letter

$919$750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938)

Illustration from The Scarlet Letter
Signed and dated "Eric Pape/1900" l.l., estate stamped on the frame backing paper.
Oil on (en grisaille) canvas, 19 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (49.8 x 33.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, scattered small abrasions and surface imperfections, canvas trimmed and laid on paperboard support with a small area of nonadhesion u.c.

Literature: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900), p. 135.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

The Scarlet Letter, Eric L. (Frederic) Pape, Nathaniel Hawthorne