02-07-2014 02-07-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2704B Boston
February 7, 2014 4:00PMCalender

Percy A. Sanborn (American, 1849-1929) Portrait of a Maine Coon Cat

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


Percy A. Sanborn (American, 1849-1929)

Portrait of a Maine Coon Cat
Signed "Sanborn" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor retouch, subtle varnish inconsistencies.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Three small vertical lines of subtle retouch, longest measuring one inch, located in the neck fur on the right side as you face the painting, roughly two inches below the nose and then 1 1/4 inches to the right. Cluster of pinpoint losses to the l.r. quadrant in the tuffet. in an area measuring 1/2 inch high. Scattered dots of retouch (under a dozen) to the background.

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Percy A. Sanborn