George Gardner Symons (American, 1863-1930)
Signed "Gardner Symons" l.r., signed or inscribed "Gardner Symons" on the stretcher, identified on a label from William Karges Fine Art, Carmel, California, on the frame backing.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 25 in. (51.0 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered retouch, scattered small losses to the edges of the composition, craquelure.
Largest losses are 3/8 inch diameter. The losses have been stablized and retouched, including two small losses near (but not to) the signature. There is a quarter-sized area of retouch to the lower left corner. There is a larger area to the upper right corner, and the larger area to the sky upper left. The craquelure appears to be stable.
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