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Item Details

Americana & Paintings

April 8, 2011 – April 9, 2011

Lot #704
Temp #91
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $270,000.00
Last Updated April 9, 2011

Description

JOHN FREDERICK KENSETT
American, 1816-1872

Study for View of the Beach at Beverly, Massachusetts". Unsigned. Circa 1860. Study for the larger painting currently in the collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Note: This painting will be included in the forthcoming John Frederick Kensett Catalogue Raisonné currently being compiled under the direction of Dr. John Driscoll.
Provenance: Private Estate, Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Oil on canvas, 9" x 14". Unframed."

Condition

Three small punctures to sky. Some minor old restoration along the edges, with the most noticeable area to the left hand side at the horizon. Estimated at less than 5% total inpainting. Not relined.

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