05-17-2013 05-17-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2655B Boston
May 17, 2013 12:00PMCalender
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Attributed to John Frederick Herring the Elder (British, 1795-1865) "The Duchess," the Winner of the Great St. Leger at Doncaster

$1,440$1,200
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Attributed to John Frederick Herring the Elder (British, 1795-1865)

"The Duchess," the Winner of the Great St. Leger at Doncaster, 1816
Signed "J.F. Herring" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 14 1/2 x 19 in. (36.8 x 48.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, canvas deformation, surface grime.

Provenance: The collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009).

N.B. This image was engraved as a popular print.
Estimate $800-1,200

Fine and wide aperture craquelure throughout, inscribed "LOT 197 5·3·82" in chalk and stenciled "2S2ZL" on the stretchers; pucker to canvas at u.r. corner (may benefit from having stretcher keys tightened or a re-stretching), surface accretion to u.l. quadrant measuring approx. 1/2 x 1/8 in., surface grime/dust throughout.


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John Frederick Herring