05-29-2015 05-29-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2817B Boston
May 29, 2015 4:00PMCalender
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Reynolds Beal (American, 1866-1951) A Demerara Canal

$615$500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2817B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 29, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Reynolds Beal (American, 1866-1951)

A Demerara Canal
Signed, titled, and dated "Reynolds Beal/.../1932" l.l.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 8 5/8 x 11 1/2 in. (22.0 x 29.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Estate of the artist, to Robert B. Campbell, through to the current owner.

N.B. The Demerara River is located in eastern Guyana. Demerara was a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America, now part of the country of Guyana.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Out of the frame the sheet measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches and is hinged near the upper corners. There are tiny bits of tape/remnants at the corners, recto, plus several small bits of clothe tape to the verso. The back is inscribed "Aboard 'Lady Nelson' with Bob + Marge Davis."


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Keywords

Reynolds Beal, A Demerara Canal, Guyana, Robert B. Campbell, Demerara River, eastern Guyana, South America