American School, 19th Century
Pastoral River View with Distant Town. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 x 46 in., in a period gilt-stenciled and painted mitered wood frame. Condition: Three repaired tears, two tears l.r., scattered retouch, craquelure.
Patch repairs with retouch to: approx. 3 x 5 area u.c. sky, approx. 4 in. line in trees l.l., approx. 1 1/2 in. area l.l. in vegetation; two tears l.r., about 1 1/2 and 1 in. lg., retouch around perimeter of canvas, and numerous small spots of retouch scattered over the canvas. Frame is cracked at u.r.
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