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Ralph Eugene Cahoon Jr. (American, 1910-1982) Sailor and Mermaids on Stilts

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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

Description:

Ralph Eugene Cahoon Jr. (American, 1910-1982)

Sailor and Mermaids on Stilts
Signed "R. CAHOON" l.r.
Oil on Masonite, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Frame abrasions, abrasions to right side of board, surface grime.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Framed dimensions: 19 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.

Minute loss of about 1/16 inch or less to the horizontal line of white foam located at the lower center edge between the stilts of the two foreground mermaids; shallow surface abrasions to sky, the deepest one located on upper left side, measuring about 2 inches overall with some very small areas of red under-painting exposed; other abrasions on the upper right are very shallow and can be seen on the surface in raking light; possible subtle varnish discoloration to sky.


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.

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