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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3100B Boston
May 11, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Robert Cutler Hinckley (American, 1853-1941) Pygmalion and Galatea

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3100B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 11, 2018 10:00AM


Robert Cutler Hinckley (American, 1853-1941)

Pygmalion and Galatea
Signed "Robert Hinckley." l.l.
Oil on canvas, 102 x 52 1/2 in. (259.0 x 133.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, drying cracks.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Frame dimensions are 114 x 57 in. Line of retouch varying in width up to but no more thsnk 1 1/2 inches all the way around the edge. There is a slightly larger area half way up on the left side. Small dots and dashes of retouch primarily in the background. Both the sculpture and sculptor look clean of retouch apart from a tiny spot on the sculpture right below the left elbow. Horizontal drying cracks and scattered areas of fine, stable alligatoring mostly to the background.

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