Property from a Pennsylvania Collection
ALBERT FRANCIS KING
1854 - 1945
signed A.F King (lower right)
oil on canvas
canvas: 18 ¼ by 27 ¼ inches (46.4 by 69.2 cm)
framed: 26 by 35 inches (66 by 88.9 cm)
The work appears to be unlined and retains it original stretchers. There appears to be some very minor surface cracking in the dark colored pigments in the grapes. Under UV: there do not appear to be any signs of inpaint of previous restoration.
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Private collection, Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania
Gilliland Fine Art, Ligonier, Pennsylvania (as Still Life with Watermelon, Pears, Grapes, Peaches and Plums)
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2007