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George Wainright Harvey (American, 1855-1930) Autumn Afternoon, Annisquam Church

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
559
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

George Wainright Harvey (American, 1855-1930)

Autumn Afternoon, Annisquam Church
Signed "George W. Harvey" l.l., titled "...founded July 1628" and inscribed "300
years old" in pencil on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.7 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Puncture l.c. with paint loss, craquelure.

Provenance: Collection of Cheryl and Paul Scott, New Hamphire, from George W. Harvey, Annisquam Sanders & Mock Auctions, Tamworth, New Hampshire.

N.B. While the artist's inscription gives the date as 1628, the Annisquam Village Church web site provides the date of their founding as 1728. (http://annisquamvillagechurch.org/About.htm)


Estimate $1,500-2,500

Inscribed "Roger/Webber" on the reverse. Frame bearing a label from Irving & Casson, A.H. Davenport Co., Copley Square, Boston, on the reverse.

The puncture measures 3/8 in. overall, including the surrounding paint loss, and is located l.c. 3 1/4 inches up from the bottom.

Keywords

George W. Harvey, George Wainright Harvey, Annisquam Church, Tamworth, Paul Scott, New Hampshire, Annisquam Village Church, http://annisquamvillagechurch.org/About.htm, A.H. Davenport Co., Copley Square, Annisquam, Massachusetts

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