07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
677A

After Thomas Gainsborough (British, 1727-1788) Landscape in Suffolk.

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

After Thomas Gainsborough (British, 1727-1788)

Landscape in Suffolk.
Unsigned, inscribed indistinctly "William...Heygate, March 19th, 1837 [?], from his
mother on his birthday" and "Copy of Gainsborough..." on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 22 x 32 in., framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, scattered retouch and paint losses, canvas deformation, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.

N.B. The original landscape by Thomas Gainsborough, painted c. 1750, is in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria.
Estimate $400-600

(Damaged during preview, tears/ holes to center of canvas). With a label from Davies, Turner & Co., Ltd., London, on the stretcher.

Keywords

Thomas Gainsborough, Austria, Kunsthistorisches Museum, London, Davies, Turner & Co., Ltd.