Property from the Collection of Jack and Susan Warner
WILLIAM H. BUCK | THE CABBAGE CUTTER
Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD
WILLIAM H. BUCK
1840 - 1888
THE CABBAGE CUTTER
signed W. BUCK and dated -1862. lower right
oil on canvas
12 by 10 in.; (30.5 by 48.3 cm)
The canvas is lined and the tacking edges trimmed. There is frame abrasion at the extreme edges and surface cracking throughout. The work appears to be dirty with scattered surface accretions. Under UV: there appear to be pindots of inpainting throughout the composition.
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Private collection, Corte Madera, California;
Sold: Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, California, June 12, 1986, lot 2405.