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September 23, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Louis Ritter (American, 1854-1892) Lobster

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2930BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 23, 2016 4:00PM


Louis Ritter (American, 1854-1892)

Signed, dated, and inscribed "L. Ritter/1886/Lobster" u.r., identified on a label from Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco, affixed to the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 16 x 25 in. (40.5 x 63.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, fine craquelure.

Provenance: Property of a New England collector.
Property of a New England collector.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Frame measures 22 x 30 3/4 in (56.0 x 78.0 cm). The retouch is isolated to the upper left edge. No additional issues to report.

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Louis Ritter, Maxwell Galleries