HANS ANDERSEN BRENDEKILDE
1857 - 1942
AN AFTERNOON PROMENADE
signed H.A.B (lower right)
oil on canvas
16½ by 17½ in.
41.9 by 44.5 cm
Original unlined condition. The surface has a yellowed varnish. The canvas is slightly wavy, most noticeably on the left-hand side. In the sky there is a dot of accretion at upper center and a few additional tiny accretions; a small cluster of pin dot losses and a small area of lifting at upper right; and two pin dot dents at upper left. Minor frame abrasion with some associated discoloration along the upper edge. Under UV: a heavy old varnish fluoresces green. No apparent issues. Ready to hang in its current state.
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Anne Kaufman Schneider, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above circa 2009)
Acquired from the above by the present owner