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Lot #1416
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$6,000.00(hammer price)
 $7,080.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 17, 2015

Description

JOHN B. NEAGLE
Pennsylvania, 1796-1865

Cupid in a Landscape". Unsigned. Painted on the back of the stretcher, presumably in the artist's hand, "Original by John Neagle". Numerous labels verso providing provenance.

Provenance:
Mary R. Neagle, daughter of the artist.
By inheritance to S. Neagle Rawlins, Philadelphia (nephew of Mary R. Neagle).
Newhouse Galleries, New York.
Victor D. Spark, New York.

Exhibited: "Twenty-Five American Paintings from the Revolution to The Civil War" traveling exhibition. Lent by the Newhouse Galleries. On display at
Elizabeth Holmes Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1942
De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1942
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn., 1942
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I., 1943.
Labels verso also include one for "Goddard Auction" donated by Harry Shaw Newman.

Oil on canvas, 26.25" x 21.5". Framed."

Condition

UV light shows no obvious retouch, although it is difficult to read through the varnish. Relined. Broad areas of stable craqueleur. Small area of paint loss to upper right.

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