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Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871) Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871)

Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing
Signed and dated "E.C. Coates/1862" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 36 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, possible repaired tear, very uneven varnish layer.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Evidence of cleaning in the light areas such as sails, buildings, water and some very dark areas such as stern of the boat and shadow areas. This all shows a very uneven varnish layer when viewed with the UV light.


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Keywords

Edmund C. Coates, Canvas, Gesso, Gilding, Gilt, Oil painting, Retouch, Visual arts

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