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Frank Albert Philips (American, 1835-1903) Seated Young Boy at Play

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Frank Albert Philips (American, 1835-1903)

Seated Young Boy at Play
Signed and dated "F.A. Philips/1881" l.r., inscribed "Painted by F.A. Philips..." on
a paper affixed to the reverse.
Oil on academy board, 7 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (19.5 x 26.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Fine, stable craquelure, mild surface grime.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The paper affixed to the reverse appears to be an excerpt from "The Gentleman's Magazine" of August, 1877, describing an exhibition at The Royal Academy in London of that same year. The ink inscription on the paper gives the artist's address as "...10 Hanover Place, Park Lane, Leeds."

No additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Frank Albert Philips, Royal Academy in London, Leeds, Shaving

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