LOUIS GRIMSHAW | STREET SCENE
Property of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
1870 - 1943
signed Louis H. Grimshaw and dated 8/96 (lower right)
oil on board
board: 11½ by 17 in.; 29.2 by 43.2 cm
framed: 15 by 20¾ in.; 38.1 by 52.7 cm
The following condition report was kindly provided by Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.:
This work on artist board is in excellent condition. The board is flat. The paint layer has been
cleaned and varnished. There are remnants of old varnish in the darker colors of the buildings.
There is one retouch above the church tower in the upper center. The only other retouches
visible under ultraviolet light occur around the extreme edges and address frame abrasion. The
work should be hung as is.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Frost & Reed, Ltd., London (no. 23513)
Eugene and Helen Huang
Gifted from the above in 1984
Beloit, Wisconsin, Beloit College, Wright Museum of Art, Life Imitates Art: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900, March 14-April 19, 1987, no. 1