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ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES | STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 USD

ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES | STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS

ARTHUR BEECHER CARLES | STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 USD

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.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Franklin Watkins

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