THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS
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All That Is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD

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All That Is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

THOMAS HILL | NIAGARA FALLS

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD

Lot Sold:15,000USD

Lot Details

Description

All That Is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

THOMAS HILL

1829 - 1908

NIAGARA FALLS


signed Thos. Hill (lower right)

oil on canvas

10 ⅝ by 8 ⅝ inches

(27 by 22 cm)

Painted circa 1860.

Condition Report

The canvas is lined, the original tacking edges trimmed and covered with black tape. There is fine surface cracking most noticeably in the lighter colored pigments and the surface appears to be dirty. Under UV: inpaint to address frame abrasion, most noticeably in the upper right corner, and scattered pindots throughout the water and sky.


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 provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour 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 because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Lake View Gallery, Lake View, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1972

Exhibited

University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, All That Is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School on Loan from a Friend of the Museum of Art, January-March 1981, no. 35, pp. 84, 124, illustrated p. 85

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Appalachian Landscapes with Naturalistic Eyes, September-November 1989

Ithaca, New York, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, The American Landscape, January-February 1995

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Susquehanna Art Museum, Landscape Duets: Contrasts and Comparisons in Hudson River School Paintings, July-August 1995

Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; New Paltz, New York, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz; University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University; Scranton, Pennsylvania, Everhart Museum; Winchester, Virginia, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley; Reading, Pennsylvania, Reading Public Museum; Austin, Texas, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, American Scenery: Different Views in Hudson River School Painting, August 2005-May 2012, p. 158, illustrated p. 138

All That Is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector
Online bidding closed21 Jan 2020 | 07:59 PM GMT