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John Atherton (American, 1900-1952) Ghost Town - New York

Auction:
2598B
Lot:
511
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2598B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

John Atherton (American, 1900-1952)

Ghost Town - New York
Signed "Atherton" l.l., dated, titled, and inscribed "1952...John Atherton..." on
the stretcher, identified on a partial label from The Associated American Artists, New York, affixed to the back of the frame.
Oil and mixed media on canvas, 20 x 27 in. (50.6 x 68.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint losses, craquelure, deformation to canvas u.c., surface grime.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Minor losses to l.l. quadrant spanning approx. 1/2 x 3/4 in.; fine craquelure throughout; canvas deformation and abrasion to u.c. spanning approx. 1/2 x 1/2 in.; minor flaking/losses to u.r. quadrant; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

John Atherton, Ghost Town, mixed media, Continuum mechanics, Tensors

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