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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3455B Marlborough
September 25, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

George Herbert McCord (American, 1849-1909) Catskills View

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3455B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 25, 2020 12:00PM


George Herbert McCord (American, 1849-1909)

Catskills View
Signed "G.H. McCord A.N.A." l.l., title suggested on the artist's fragmentary label affixed to the frame.
Oil on canvas, 14 1/8 x 24 in. (36.0 x 61.0 cm), in a period, probably original frame.
Condition: Paint losses, craquelure with active flaking, old retouch, canvas deformation, surface grime.

Provenance: Purchased in the 1960s by the Weiser family of Holyoke, Massachusetts, owners of the Community Savings Bank of Holyoke.
Estimate $600-800

Framed dimensions are 24 1/2 x 34 1/2 x 3 inches. Frame with a fragmentary label from a Boston art store. Active flaking is concentrated primarily to a 4 inch area of cloud on right, minor varnish inconsistencies to the landscape in foreground.

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community savings bank, George Herbert McCord, Holyoke