09-11-2015 09-12-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2841B Boston
September 11, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Ralph Blakelock (American, 1847-1919) Arizona Canyon

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2841B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 11, 2015 4:00PM


Ralph Blakelock (American, 1847-1919)

Arizona Canyon
Signed "...Blakelock" l.l., titled and signed ".../R.A. Blakelock" within the
outline of an arrowhead on the reverse, and with a University of Nebraska Blakelock Inventory label affixed to the reverse.
Oil on panel, 11 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (28.2 x 15.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, surface grime.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of a letter from Dr. Norman A. Geske providing the inventory number NBI-1926, Category II. Dr. Geske explains that it is only the absence of a complete history of ownership that rules out assigning the painting to Cateogry I.
Estimate $2,200-2,800

Paint surface has minor grime and shrinkage cracks. No restoration visible under U.V. examination. Framed size 18 x 13 1/2 in.

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.


Norman A. Geske, Ralph Blakelock