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Hugh Henry Breckenridge

Eggplants

Property Sold to Benefit the O'Donnell Foundation

Hugh Henry Breckenridge

Hugh Henry Breckenridge

Eggplants

Eggplants

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Property Sold to Benefit the O'Donnell Foundation

Hugh Henry Breckenridge

1870 - 1937

Eggplants


signed Hugh H. Breckenridge. (lower left)

oil on canvas

25 by 30 in.

63.5 by 76.2 cm.

The canvas is wax lined and the edges of the canvas have been covered with tape. There is frame abrasion along the extreme edges and the surface of the work is slightly dirty. Under UV: There appears to be a repaired vertical tear in the lower left hand corner approximately 2 inches in length. There are fine lines of inpainting along the extreme edges as well as in the lower center register of the canvas.


Framed: 30 3/4 by 35 3/4 in. (78.1 by 90.8 cm.)


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.

Private Collection, Philadelphia 
Main Place Gallery, Dallas
Acquired from the above in 1972 by the present owner
Dallas, Valley House Gallery, The Paintings of Hugh H. Breckenridge, 1967, no. 14