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Attributed to Ralph Albert Blakelock (American, 1847-1919)
Landscape at Dusk. Signed "R.A. Blakelock" in red l.r., identified with a Nebraska Blakelock Inventory label numbered "NBI-1625-III" affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 12 x 14 in., framed. Condition: Lined, paint loss to u.l. edge, craquelure, drying cracks, varnish discoloration, surface grime.
Provenance: A private Connecticut collection.
N.B. This painting was reviewed in 1995 by Norman Geske, and was assigned to Category III, a group whose provenance are missing or incomplete and whose physical and stylistic characteristics are partially in accord, partially divergent from the standards set by works designated as Category I and II. For this reason, the painting has been described as attributed to Blakelock.
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