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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
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May 31, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

William Hough (British, 1819-1897) Blackberries and Ivy on a Mossy Bank

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3390B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2020 12:00PM


William Hough (British, 1819-1897)

Blackberries and Ivy on a Mossy Bank
Signed "W. HOUGH" l.l., identified and titled on a label from Alexander Gallery, New York, affixed to the stretcher and backing.
Oil on canvas, 15 x 19 in. (38.1 x 48.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, minor retouch, craquelure, a few minute pinprick losses to paint u.r.

Provenance: The Stebbins family collection, Massachusetts, purchased from Michael Altman Fine Arts, New York, in 1997.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The work has an old glue lining. The retouch is several dots and dashes, plus a quarter-size area in the center and a slightly larger area u.r. (to the left of the little losses). See UV images.

The frame is 26 3/4 x 30 1/2 x 4 in.

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William Hough