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

Albert Roanoke Tilburne (American, 1887-1965) In the Ballroom

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


Albert Roanoke Tilburne (American, 1887-1965)

In the Ballroom
Monogram signature "ARTilburne" l.l., with the artist's typed address label affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered craquelure.

Provenance: Skinner, Inc., American & European Paintings, November 21, 1997, Sale 1812, Lot 216.

N.B. Tilburne spent much of his childhood traveling with his father, who ran a Wild West show. He trained in Paris, primarily at the Académie Julian, and he is known as a painter and illustrator.
Estimate $600-800

The craquelure is scattered and stable. The work might benefit from a gentle cleaning.

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Albert Roanoke Tilburne, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Pottery, Paris