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Daniel Huntington (American, 1816-1906) Coast, Near Newport, R.I.

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
358
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Daniel Huntington (American, 1816-1906)

Coast, Near Newport, R.I.
Unsigned, identified on a label affixed to the backing along with a fragment
of a museum collection label.
Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 in. (73.6 x 91.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, craquelure, and minor frame abrasions.

Provenance: Ex-collection of John T. Levis, Kentucky, through to a private Rhode Island collection.

Exhibitions: Paintings by Daniel Huntington, N.A., 1850, American Art-Union, New York, #118.

N.B. The promontory in the distance is probably Horsehead, in Jamestown, Rhode Island.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

The work is lined. The retouch is extensive to the sky. There is also retouch to much of the craquelure throughtout the composition.

Location: Horse Head, Jamestown, R.I.

Catalouge entry: No. 118 "The sun setting red in a storm-cloud --the sea wild, and a boat putting out to a wreck faintly seen in the distance."


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.

Keywords

Rhode Island, Daniel Huntington N.A., Daniel Huntington, Near Newport, Kentucky, John T. Levis, Jamestown, Art-Union, Horse Head

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