10-28-2012 10-28-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2618B Boston
October 28, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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John Orne Johnson "J.O.J." Frost (Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1852-1928) Fishing on the Grand Banks.

$2,520$2,100
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

John Orne Johnson "J.O.J." Frost (Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1852-1928)

Fishing on the Grand Banks. Unsigned, the title from a typed paper label affixed to the backboard along with another typed label inscribed "Trawlers have just furled sail and the men in dories have started fishing on the Grand Banks." Oil on paperboard, 3 x 17 1/2 in., in a painted molded wood frame. Condition: Three small filled holes, one u.l. and two u.c., minor paint loss to edges, the paperboard mounted on Masonite.

Provenance: Estate of Gail and John Rodgers, Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Marblehead, Massachusetts, John Orne Johnson, John Rodgers