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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3293B Boston
September 26, 2019 06:00 PMCalender
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Ernest Lawson (American, 1873-1939) Peggy's Cove

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

Description:

Ernest Lawson (American, 1873-1939)

Peggy's Cove
Signed "E. LAWSON" l.r., inscribed "Peggy's Cove Nova Scotia/E. Lawson/119 E. 19th St/N.Y..." on the reverse, labels from Davis Galleries, New York, the Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art, University Park, Pennsylvania, Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, Colorado, and Davis & Langdale Company, Inc., New York, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas mounted to board, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered areas of retouch, minor surface grime, craquelure.

Literature: Melinda Kahn Tally et al., Selections from the Collection of Mimi and Sanford Feld (University Park: Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1981), cat. no. 12, black and white illustration. According to the catalog, the work was probably painted around 1924 during Lawson's summer in Peggy's Cove, Halifax.

Exhibitions: Selections from the Collection of Mimi and Sanford Feld, Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art, March 22-May 24, 1981 and Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, Colorado, October 10-November 22, 1981.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Affixed to a wooden stretcher.


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Keywords

Davis & Langdale Company Inc., Mimi, Melinda Kahn Tally, Peggy, Sanford Feld, Aspen, Halifax