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Alexander Fraser the Younger (British, 1828-1899) Dead Heron

Auction:
2704B
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2704B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 4:00PM

Description:

Alexander Fraser the Younger (British, 1828-1899)

Dead Heron
Signed "Alex. Fraser" l.l. and "Alx. [sic] Fraser" on the reverse, identified
on a presentation plaque.
Oil on panel, 7 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (18.2 x 26.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Fine craquelure, surface grime, tape residue around the perimeter of the reverse.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Fine craquelure, some in a web pattern, some horizontal craquelure which may be fine, old abrasions. Imperfections to the surface of the panel, including a small ding or dent to u.c. just below the frame liner. Minor paint losses to edges of panel from frame abrasion.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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