B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS
B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS
B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS
B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS
B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS
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B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

B.F. OSBORNE | THE ALBATROSS

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:2,125USD

Lot Details

Description

B.F. OSBORNE

Active 19th Century

THE ALBATROSS


signed B.F. Osborne and dated 1878 (lower right)

oil on canvas

21 ¾ x 30 inches (55.2 x 76.2 cm)


Condition Report

There work is lined using wax as an adhesive and the surface appears to be dirty. The work retains surface cracking throughout with a corresponding chip loss at upper right above the ship. Under UV light the extreme outer edges of the work appear to be inpainted, with additional small spots and pindots of inpaint scattered throughout.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

William Greenspon, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1981 

American Art Online
Online bidding closed26 Jul 2019 | 05:56 PM GMT