WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA
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All That Is Glorious Around Us: Property from an Important American Collector

WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

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

WILLIAM SANFORD MASON | VIEW OF COLUMBIA

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot Sold:21,250USD

Lot Details

Description

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

WILLIAM SANFORD MASON

1824 - 1864

VIEW OF COLUMBIA


signed W. Sanford Mason and dated 1855 (lower right)

oil on canvas

22 by 30 inches

(55.9 by 76.2 cm)

Condition Report

The original tacking edges have been trimmed and the canvas appears to be laid down to panel with period stretchers affixed to the reverse. There are frame abrasions along the extreme edges of the work and the outer edges covered in brown tape. There appears to be surface cracking scattered throughout. Under UV: scattered small spots of inpaint throughout.


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

Mr. Andrew Sage, New York, 1924

Private collection, New York, by descent from the above

Private collection, Philadelphia, by descent from the above, 1994

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1997

Exhibited

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County, The Susquehanna: Visions of Solitude, April-December 1995, illustrated on cover

Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Museum of American Art; New Paltz, New York, Samuel DoHerHeritage Center Museum of Lancasterrsky 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. 92

Literature

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815 to 1865, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1949, p. 418

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