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American School, Early 19th Century, After William Guy Wall (New York/Ireland, 1792-1864) The View of Troy from Mount Ida

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Early 19th Century, After William Guy Wall (New York/Ireland, 1792-1864)

The View of Troy from Mount Ida
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, 15 1/2 x 21 1/2 in., in a grain-painted frame.
Condition: Toned, slightly faded.

Note: According to a note affixed to the reverse, this painting is based on an aquatint of the same title (printed after the William Guy Wall oil) which appeared in John Hill's Hudson River portfolio, published in 1821-22.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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.

Keywords

John Hill, William Guy, Guilder, Landscape artists, Lion-reclining, One cent coin, U, United States dollar, Watercolor painting, William Guy Wall

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