1857 - 1937
POND IN AUTUMN
signed BRUCE CRANE. (lower left)
oil on canvas
12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
The work is unlined and appears to retain its original stretchers. The work appears to be dirty and possibly retains a discolored varnish layer. There appears to be surface cracking at center, though the surface does appear stable. The surface of the work is dirty with frame abrasions along the extreme outer edges with corresponding flake losses and areas of inpaint.
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Sold: Skinner, Marlborough, Massachusetts, April 6, 2017, lot 1006
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale