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Hazel Finck (American, 1894-1977) "Pick 'em Up and Feel Their Heft,"

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
593
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Hazel Finck (American, 1894-1977)

"Pick 'em Up and Feel Their Heft," 1941
Signed "H. Finck" l.r., titled on the stretcher, also titled and dated "...1941..."
a handwritten label affixed to the stretcher.
Tempera and oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.5 x 61.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered paint losses, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Inscribed "Friendly Tavern Woodstock" on the frame.

Paint loss 1/8 inch diameter to l.r. corner. Varnish inconsistencies, most visible to left of head of girl in yellow. Dots of possible old retouch or varnish inconsistencies primarily to figure in blue sailor garb. Craquelure to u.r. corner.

Keywords

Hazel Finck, Tempera

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