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JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY | AUTUMN LANDSCAPE (LAKE GEORGE)

All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY | AUTUMN LANDSCAPE (LAKE GEORGE)

JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY | AUTUMN LANDSCAPE (LAKE GEORGE)

All That is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY

1823 - 1900

AUTUMN LANDSCAPE (LAKE GEORGE)


signed J.F. Cropsey and dated 1877 (lower right)

oil on canvas

12 by 10 inches

(30.5 by 25.4 cm)

The canvas is lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is surface cracking the the work appears to be slightly dirty. Under UV: there is inpainting to frame abrasion at edges, a few scattered spots in the sky and at corners.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Private collection (sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 19-20 1969, lot 123)

Private collection (acquired at the above sale)

Sloan & Roman, Inc., New York

Acquired by the present owner, by 1981

Kenneth W. Maddox and Anthony M. Speiser, Jasper Francis Cropsey: Catalogue Raisonné, Works in Oil 1864-1884, vol. II, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 2016, no. 1430, p. 235

New York, Alexander Gallery, Jasper F. Cropsey, An Exhibition of His Works, February-March 1979

University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, All That Is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School on Loan from a Friend of the Museum of Art, January-March 1981, no. 17, pp. 123 

Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; New Paltz, New York, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz; University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University; Scranton, Pennsylvania, Everhart Museum; Winchester, Virginia, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley; Reading, Pennsylvania, Reading Public Museum; Austin, Texas, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, American Scenery: Different Views in Hudson River School Painting, August 2005-May 2012, pp. 134, 156, illustrated p. 135 (as Lake George)