ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES | STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS
ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES
1882 - 1952
STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS
signed Carles (lower right)
oil on canvas
29 by 24 inches
(73.7 by 61 cm)
Painted circa 1906-10.
The canvas is lined and there is minor surface cracking in the areas of thicker impasto. Under UV: the work retains a slightly discolored varnish. There are some thin lines of inpainting to address the surface cracking and there are scattered specks and small dots of inpainting in the background.
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Janet Fleischer Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philip Jamison, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Richard York Gallery, New York, 1997
Private collection, New York, 1999
Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above
Barbara Wolanin, Arthur B. Carles (1882-1952): Philadelphia Modernist, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981, no. IIB-9, p. 430
New York, Richard York Gallery, Arthur Beecher Carles, 1882-1952, October-November 1997, no. 1, p. 6
Avery Galleries, Living Color, Modern Life: Hugh Henry Breckenridge and Arthur B. Carles, October-November 2018, no. 12