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Frederick Mulhaupt (American, 1871-1938) The Stream

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Frederick Mulhaupt (American, 1871-1938)

The Stream
Unsigned, inscribed "M-7/16 x 16" in pencil on the reverse and corresponding to a photocopy of a Vose Galleries, Boston, letter that accompanies the work, identified on an unattributed label on the reverse, inscribed "Pemigewasset" in pencil on the reverse.
Oil on board, 16 x 15 1/2 in. (40.6 x 39.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Some surface grime, craquelure.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a photocopied letter from Vose Galleries to Frederick K. Mulhaupt, dated to April 10, 1978, that includes the work, M-7 The Stream amongst the gallery's Mulhaupt inventory. The bottom of the photocopied letter includes a handwritten note (on the original letter) from Frederick K. Mulhaupt certifying that M-7 The Stream was painted by his father.

The Pemigewasset River, or "Pemi" as it is known locally in New Hampshire, runs from Profile Lake through scenic waterfalls, flumes, and basins for nearly 65 miles before becoming part of the Merrimack River.
Estimate $800-1,200

The craquelure is fine and stable. The work might benefit from cleaning.


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