Property from a Private Collection, Long Island
AUGUST WILHELM NIKOLAUS HAGBORG
1852 - 1925
signed HAGBORG. (lower right)
oil on canvas
40¼ by 25 in.
102.2 by 63.5 cm
Lined. The work presents well, aside from minor surface dirt and dust and a 2 inch vertical scratch on the dock at lower right.Under UV: scattered brushy inpainting in the sky, particularly at the edges to address prior frame abrasion, and more finely applied dots and dashes of inpainting scattered in the lower half of the composition. Ready to hang in its current state.
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Sale: Sotheby's, New York, February 12, 1997, lot 249, illustrated
Private Collection, Long Island
Acquired from the above
Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, July 1883, vol. XVI, no. 1, p. 447, illustrated
Possibly, Charles Laurin, Emil Hannover, Jens Thiis, Scandinavian Art, New York, 1922, p. 157