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Walter Koeniger (American, 1881-1943) Wintery Stream

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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

Description:

Walter Koeniger (American, 1881-1943)

Wintery Stream
Signed and dated "W. KOENIGER. 27" l.l., identified on a presentation plaque,
titled and inscribed "...Woodstock's brook N.Y." in pencil on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 30 in. (64.0 x 76.2 cm), in a signed Carrig-Rohane frame.
Condition: Surface grime, several areas of retouch to evergreens, craquelure.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Retouch to everygreens on the left consisits of an area measuring about 1-1/2 inches across. Craquelure to areas of heaviest impasto in the snowy bank in the middle ground and also in the sky between the trees in the background. Craquelure appears stable. There is an accretion of a white foreign substance located center left.

Carrig-Rohane framed dated 1928, with some losses to the surface on the part that hangs closest to the wall. Otherwise in good period condition.


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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