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Frank Henry Shapleigh (American, 1842-1906)
Brook at a Meadow's Edge. Signed and dated "Shapleigh/1867" l.l., inscribed in pencil, possibly "John Kane/1880," on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 in., framed. Condition: Small surface indentation c.r. edge with retouch corresponding to minor reinforcement to the reverse, scattered dots of retouch, varnish discoloration, minor surface grime.
Framed dimensions are 17 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 2 inches. A piece of Plexiglas is screwed into the back of the stretcher as a frame backing board.
There are multiple fine dots of retouch throughout the sky. The little dent on the center right side measures 1/4 inch high. There are two small dots of retouch to the right side, one over the dent and the other at the base of the tree on the right.
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