Attributed to Samuel Colman (American, 1832-1920)
Autumn Vista with Figure Crossing a Bridge
Oil on canvas, 9 x 17 in. (22.7 x 43.0 cm),in a period frame.
Condition: Small paint loss to u.l. corner, minor surface grime.
Framed dimensions are 18 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
There are two small paint losses; the one in the u.l. corner is old and stable but the second one located about 2 inches below that on the left edge is a small spot of active flaking measuring about 1/8 inch. There is also some minor frame abrasion along that edge.
Surface grime is minor but includes some pale brown accretions that are visible when the painting is viewed very close up.
No sign of retouch under UV examination.
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