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Robert Hallowell (American, 1886-1939) Rigging the Building

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Robert Hallowell (American, 1886-1939)

Rigging the Building
Signed "R Hallowell" l.l., identified on a label from The Marbella Gallery, Inc., New York, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on panel, 24 x 13 7/8 in. (61.0 x 35.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface imperfection presenting as a hairline crack to surface of panel in center, fine horizontal craquelure u.c.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

The hairline crack in the panel surface is horizontal and measures 3 inches overall, it appears stable and could well be original to the panel. There is another small horizontal crack or abrasion measuring about 1 inch overall with minute paint loss located below it. Overall condition is good.

Frame dimensions are 29 x 19 inches.


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

Robert Hallowell, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Hallowell, Lion-reclining, Pottery

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