Lot 223
  • 223

Niles Spencer 1893-1952

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
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Description

  • Niles Spencer
  • New England House in Winter
  • signed NILES SPENCER, l.l.
  • oil on panel
  • 12 by 16 in.
  • 30.5 by 40.5 cm.
  • Painted in 1925

Provenance

Catherine Brett Spencer, the artist's widow
(Sale:  Sotheby's, New York, December 1, 1988, lot 251)
Private Collection, New York (purchased at above sale by the present owner)

Exhibited

Boston, Boston Art Club, Whitney Studio Club Exhibition, March 1926, no. 47

Literature

Richard B. Freeman, Niles Spencer, Lexington, Kentucky, 1965, checklist no. 33, p. 32

Condition

SURFACE: in good condition UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: a few spots of inpainting at upper right (in sky). along the edges and just at horizon line at left
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