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Attributed to Josephine Walters (American, 1837-1883) Autumn River with Punt in the Reeds

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2896B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Josephine Walters (American, 1837-1883)

Autumn River with Punt in the Reeds
Unsigned, inscribed "Miss Walters..." in pencil on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 13 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (33.7 x 60.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered paint losses, stable craquelure.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Canvas stencil from Goupil's, 170 Fifth Avenue, New York, on the reverse (as reproduced in Alexander W. Katlan, American Artists' Materials Suppliers Directory (Park Ridge, New Jersey: Noyes Press, 1987), Illustration 46, p. 413).

Also marked 122 on the reverse and on the stretcher.


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

Josephine Walters, Canvas, Conservation and restoration, Craquelure, Pottery

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