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Ben Johnson (American, 1902-1967) The Artist's Wife

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Ben Johnson (American, 1902-1967)

The Artist's Wife
Signed and dated "Ben Johnson 62" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 41 x 32 in. (104.0 x 81.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, broadly brushed retouch to the background, minor paint loss u.l.

Provenance: Purchased from the artist, to a private Vermont collection.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Framer's label from Woodstock Gallery and Design Center, Woodstock, Vermont, on the stretcher.

Retouch visible under UV light in lower half of the painting: in the background and on the lower section of the figure. Retouch also visible in the upper left quadrant.


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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