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Robert Swain Gifford (American, 1840-1905) Scene at Naushon

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Robert Swain Gifford (American, 1840-1905)

Scene at Naushon
Signed and dated "R. Swain Gifford/1866" l.r., titled, signed, and dated on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 19 x 30 in. (48.0 x 76.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Paint losses, frame abrasion, fine craquelure, minor surface grime.

N.B. The stretcher is inscribed with the following provenance: "Came to James S. Russell, Milton, Mass. upon the death of his mother in April 1916."
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Paint loss far right and center right. Each 2 x 1/2 cm. No retouch visible under black light. No further condition issues to report.

Colorman's stencil from Theodore Kelley, New York, on the reverse.

Framed dimensions are 23 x 34 in.


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

James S. Russell, Craquelure, Gifford, Robert Swain

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