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Clara Fairfield Perry (American, 1870-1941) Hori-Kiri Garden, Tokyo

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3029BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 27, 2017 4:00PM


Clara Fairfield Perry (American, 1870-1941)

Hori-Kiri Garden, Tokyo
Signed "CLARA FAIRFIELD PERRY" l.l., titled on a gummed label and a partial exhibition label on the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 in. (50.5 x 40.8 cm),framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcement, retouch, minor craquelure in areas of heaviest impasto, minor canvas rippling at l.r. corner.

N.B. The address on the labels is 56 Cambridge Place, which is located in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, not far from the Pratt Institute where the artist's husband, Walter Scott Perry, was the first director of Fine and Applied Arts.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Framed dimensions: 27 1/2 x 24 in.

The retouch is in the area of the patch reinforcement at upper left, in the roof of the structure. The craquelure seems stable except in the upper center, where there is some lifting in the sky.

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cambridge place, Walter Scott Perry, Clara Fairfield Perry, Kiri Garden, Tokyo