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

Simka Simkhovitch (Russian/American, 1893-1949) Flowers and Peaches

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


Simka Simkhovitch (Russian/American, 1893-1949)

Flowers and Peaches
Signed "Simka Simkhovitch" l.r., titled and signed on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 18 in. (56.4 x 45.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Through the collection of Sonya Simkhovitch, daughter of the artist.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Old tacks and remnants of labels affixed to the stretcher. Only one with any text left reads "...ART WEEK/..."

Subtle canvas rippling and stretcher bar marks to top and right sides. Craquelure primarily to left side and in background. Craquelure appears stable.


Peaches, Sonya Simkhovitch