40,000 - 60,000 USD
Property from An Important American Collection
1837 - 1926
signed TMORAN. and dated - 79 (lower left); also signed again, titled and dated 1879 (on the reverse prior to lining)
oil on canvas
canvas: 14 ¼ by 20 ¼ inches (36.2 by 51.4 cm)
framed: 22 ¾ by 28 ¾ inches (57.8 by 73 cm)
This work will be included in Phyllis Braff, Stephen L. Good and Melissa Webster Speidel's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work. We wish to thank them for their assistance in cataloguing this lot.
The work is lined with wax and tacked to modern stretchers. There are frame abrasions along the extreme outer edges of the work and surface cracking throughout. Under UV: there appear to be small spots of inpaint in the gray cloud to left of the largest tree at center, likely to address thinness in the paint layer, and additional small pindots throughout the landscape and sky. There are scattered spots of inpaint along the extreme outer edges to address frame abrasions. There is a small repair in at lower center.
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