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Lauren Ford (American, 1891-1973) Good Little Shepherdess

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3072B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 26, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Lauren Ford (American, 1891-1973)

Good Little Shepherdess
Signed and dated "Lauren Ford/42" l.r., identified on a label from Ferargil Gallery, New York, affixed to the reverse, also with an outline of a child's head and signature "Lauren Ford" on the reverse, inscribed faintly and signed "Lauren Ford" on the back of the frame.
Oil on Masonite, 10 x 14 in. (26.0 x 35.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor dots of retouch, areas of fine craquelure with small paint losses.
Estimate $600-800

The minor dots of retouch lie primarily in the lower quadrant of the painting. The areas of fine craquelure with small paint losses are most noticeable at lower center, in the figure's dress. There is a small area of lifting at upper center.


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

Lauren Ford, Antisemitism in the United States, Automotive industry, Craquelure, Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, Henry Ford family, Propagandists, Transport, Visual arts

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