STANLEY MASSEY ARTHURS | THE REFUGEES FROM THE NIAGARA FRONTIER (THE WAR OF 1812)
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Property from a Collection of American Illustration

STANLEY MASSEY ARTHURS | THE REFUGEES FROM THE NIAGARA FRONTIER (THE WAR OF 1812)

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Property from a Collection of American Illustration

STANLEY MASSEY ARTHURS | THE REFUGEES FROM THE NIAGARA FRONTIER (THE WAR OF 1812)

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:11,875USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Collection of American Illustration

STANLEY MASSEY ARTHURS

1877 - 1950

THE REFUGEES FROM THE NIAGARA FRONTIER (THE WAR OF 1812)


signed SM Arthurs (lower left)

oil on canvasboard

29 ¼ by 19 ½ inches

74.3 by 49.5 cm)

Painted circa 1904.

Condition Report

There is frame abrasion at edges and the surface of the work appears to be slightly dirty. There is scattered fine surface cracking. Under UV: there is inpainting to address frame abrasion, there is pentimenti visible around the red leaves at lower left.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

American Illustrators Gallery, New York

S. Hallock du Pont, Jr., Florida, 1992 (acquired from the above)

By descent to the present owner

Literature

Scribner's Magazine, September 1904, illustrated as frontispiece

Stanley Arthurs, The American Historical Scene, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1935, illustrated

Jon Latimer, 1812 War with America, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2007, illustrated fig. 10.1, p. 228

Jeff A. Menges, 101 Great Illustrators from the Golden Age 1890-1925, Mineola, New York, 2016, illustrated p. 6

American Art
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