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Frank Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906) The City Gate, St. Augustine

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Frank Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906)

The City Gate, St. Augustine
Signed "F.H.Shapleigh" l.r., titled and inscribed "The City Gate. St Augustine/by/F.H. Shapleigh" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas (with Boston tabs), 14 x 20 in. (35.5 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Restored tears, retouch, minimal strip lining along right tacking edge of verso.
Provenance: By descent in a Boston, Massachusetts, family.
N.B. The lot is accompanied by a detailed treatment report prepared by the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, which conserved both the painting and the period frame.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

With a label from Gairing, Chicago, on the back of the frame.


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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Frank Shapleigh, Saint Augustine, Spanish Florida, St. Augustine, Florida, The Embassy

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