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John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916) Woodland Pool

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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

Description:

John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916)

Woodland Pool
Signed "Enneking" l.r., titled in pencil on the stretcher and on a handwritten paper
and a gummed label, both affixed to the stretcher, stamped "Estate of John J. Enneking/..." on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (51.0 x 61.0 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Minor craquelure in areas of heaviest impasto.

Provenance: Estate of the artist; private collection, New York; Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center, Fine American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, February 13, 2002, Lot 70; private New England collection.

N.B. This work will be included in Patricia Jobe Pierce's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the work of John J. Enneking as number IV-B2-246.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

The stamp on the reverse reads: " No. /Estate of John J. Enneking/Florence E. Long/Grace E. Ward/J. Eliot Enneking/Administrators." The stamp does not have any number indicated for this work, but the work is numbered "5" within a cirle in pencil in two places on the stretcher and also on a gummed label on the stretcher, which may or may not relate.


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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John Joseph Enneking, New England, Rockefeller Center, Patricia Jobe Pierce, Florence E. Long, Grace E. Ward, J. Eliot Enneking

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