Property from the Estate of Nancy and Clive Runnells
GUY CARLETON WIGGINS
1883 - 1962
THE HANDSOMES IN WINTER
signed Guy Wiggins. N.A. (lower right); also titled The Handsomes/in Winter and signed again (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
20 by 24 inches
(50.8 by 61 cm)
Painted circa 1950.
This work has been authenticated by Guy Arthur Wiggins. A letter of authenticity, dated July 18, 2019, accompanies this lot.
The canavs is unlined and there is frame abrasion at extreme edges. The surface is unvarnished and there is scattered fine surface cracking, most apparent in the grey pigments. Under UV: there is no apparent inpainting.
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