WILLIAM HOLBROOK BEARD | THE PHANTOM CRANE
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WILLIAM HOLBROOK BEARD | THE PHANTOM CRANE

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

WILLIAM HOLBROOK BEARD | THE PHANTOM CRANE

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

WILLIAM HOLBROOK BEARD

1824 - 1900

THE PHANTOM CRANE


signed W. H. Beard and dated 1891. (lower left)

oil on canvas

32 by 18 ⅛ inches

(81.3 by 46 cm)

Condition Report

The canvas is unlined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There is scattered fine surface cracking. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish and there are a few spots of inpainting in the sky. There is a T-shape line of inpainting in the tree trunk at right with a corresponding patch on the reverse.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Childs Gallery, Boston

American Art
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