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Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908) Catskill Swimming Hole

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
395
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837-1908)

Catskill Swimming Hole
Monogrammed and dated "ATB/65" l.l., inscribed "In Catskills" and "Among the
Catskills/By A.T. Bricher" in pencil on the reverse, and with a handwritten note from former owner J.B. Sewall in an envelope affixed to the reverse.
Oil on academy board, 9 x 11 in. (22.8 x 28.0 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Minor surface imperfections, fine craquelure.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

In his undated note, J.B. Sewall confirms the attribution to Bricher and bequeaths the painting to his niece by marriage, Kate, wife of Rev. Charles Sewall.


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Alfred Thompson Bricher, J.B. Sewall, Kate, Charles Sewall

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