The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
1874 - 1965
JUG WITH BOTTLES
signed W.S.C. (lower right)
oil on canvasboard
unframed: 51 by 35.5cm.; 20 by 14in.
framed: 72 by 57cm.; 28½ by 22½in.
Executed in the 1930s.
We are grateful to Barry Phipps for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
The board appears sound, with slight undulation and buckling to the upper and right edges. The work appears to be in good overall condition.
Some light frame abrasion and associated accretions along extreme edges (mostly not visible in the present frame). Some slight flattening to impasto tips. One or two instances of staining and some light surface dirt. Some instances of reticulation to the bottle on the right with a few further more minor scattered instances elsewhere.
Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.
The work is presented in a painted wooden frame.
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