01-27-2017 01-28-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2977B Boston
January 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender
138

Oscar Gustave Rejlander (British, 1813-1875) Nude Female Study

$984$800
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2977B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Oscar Gustave Rejlander (British, 1813-1875)

Nude Female Study, c. 1867. Unsigned. Albumen silver print mounted to board, image/sheet size 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (19.8 x 14.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Corner of sheet missing l.r., sheet appears to be affixed at edges only, scattered handling crimps and creases, possible repaired tear l.c.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Estimate $800-1,200

Mount measures 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (24.8 x 19.7 cm). Several horizontal creases along bottom edge with the lower crease breaking through the emulsion. There is a tear in the l.r. adjacent to the missing portion of the sheet. Subtle discoloration at sheet edges. No additional issues to report.


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

Gustave Rejlander, Oscar Gustave, Harvey Shipley Miller