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Adelaide Claxton (British, fl. 1860-1879) The Lady Ghost

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Adelaide Claxton (British, fl. 1860-1879)

The Lady Ghost
Signed and dated "AClaxton 1876" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in. (61.0 x 76.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined. restretched, scattered minor retouch and pigment fluorescence.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Tacking edges removed, craquelure, abrasion/scratch lower right near corner measuring 3 1/2 in. long, repair lower center 3 1/2 in. from lower edge (on carpet just below standing figure's feet, 2 1/4 in. long horizontally, 3/4 in. long vertically).

Framed dimensions: 29 x 34 1/4 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.

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Adelaide Claxton, Claxton, Fluorescence

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