CLARENCE K. CHATTERTON
1880 - 1973
BROAD STREET, BROOKLYN
signed C.K. CHATTERTON (lower right); also signed again and titled (on a piece of the original stretcher affixed to the reverse)
oil on canvas
18 by 22 inches
(45.7 by 55.9 cm)
The canvas is lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish; some pigments fluoresce but they appear to be the artist's original work.
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Private collection, Bethany, Connecticut
D. Wigmore Fine Art Inc., New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above