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Item Details

Winter Market Auction

February 17, 2018

Lot #544
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$650.00(hammer price)
 $780.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 20, 2018

Description

AMERICAN SCHOOL
19th Century

After Thomas Cole's Dream of Arcadia".
Provenance:
Otto Wittmann, and by descent to current owner. Wittmann's notes and Borwin Anthon's receipts for restoration accompany the lot. Wittmann purchased the painting in Glens Falls, New York in 1940.

Oil on canvas mounted to masonite, 34" x 43.5". Framed 36" x 45"."

Condition

Vertical line of staining and discoloration to along the right edge, some lifting at top center to top right edges. Scattered areas of inpaint within the sky. Surface grime, could benefit from a cleaning.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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