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Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952) Sixteen Drawings including Figure Sketches, Costume Designs, and Floral Studies

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952)

Sixteen Drawings including Figure Sketches, Costume Designs, and Floral Studies
Most signed "Laura Hills" l.r., some with stamped monogram "LCH" within a circle, three unsigned.
Pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper, sizes to 17 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (44.5 x 30.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Some with toning, minor soiling, creases.

Provenance: Through the estate of the artist.

N.B. Subjects include fairies ("winged creatures"), mothers and children, pansies, and ivy. The costume studies are annotated with ideas for materials, fabrication, and accessories for the character.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The drawings are presented in plastic notebook style sleeves.


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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