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Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) City Gate St. Augustine

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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

Description:

Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906)

City Gate St. Augustine
Signed and dated "F. H. Shapleigh 1886." l.l., titled and signed "...by/ F. H.
Shapleigh" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas stretched with Boston tabs, 16 x 10 in. (40.5 x 25.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Thin paint areas, scattered areas of craquelure, subtle stretcher bar marks.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

With a Frost & Adams label on the stretcher.

Thinly painted areas to right hand gate and to house immediately beyond. Minor retouch or varnish inconsistency at top edge. Some natural paint fluorescence. Stable craquelure. Frame dimensions 18 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.

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Frank Henry Shapleigh, paint areas, Thin paint area

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