07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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European School, 18th Century Two Bucolic Landscapes

$182$150
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

European School, 18th Century

Two Bucolic Landscapes
Both inscribed "Litez fecit." l.l. and dated "...May 1790" l.r.
Watercolor on laid paper, 12 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. (31.0 x 40.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Staining, soiling, scattered pigment losses, rippling, taped to window mats.

N.B. Sold for the benefit of the collections of the Smith College Museum of Art.
Estimate $150-300

Work featuring foreground cows has strips of paper added to top and bootm margins, the lower one bearing the inscription and date "...24 May 1790."

Keywords

European School, Smith College, Smith College Museum of Art