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John Frederick Kensett (New York/Connecticut, 1816-1872) Pond in Newpt

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$35,670$29,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

John Frederick Kensett (New York/Connecticut, 1816-1872)

Pond in Newpt
Monogram signature "JFK" l.r., titled on a strip of canvas affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame.
Condition: Very minor retouch.

Provenance: Spanierman Gallery, LLC, New York, New York; A Cornwall, Connecticut, Collector.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Small spot of retouch in sky directly above the tree line near the right edge; few scattered pinprick spots of retouch in the sky; small short fine lines and pinprick spots of retouch in the water.


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Spanierman Gallery LLC, Hudson River School, John Frederick Kensett, Luminism, Visual arts

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