Sale 17AM01 | Lot 17

William Louis Sonntag, Sr.

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 17
William Louis Sonntag, Sr.
American, 1822-1900
Sunrise in the Adirondacks, circa 1850
Oil on canvas
26 3/4 x 35 7/8 inches, ovoid
Provenance:
Dr. E. Maurice Bloch, Los Angeles
Exhibited:
Los Angeles, Terry DeLapp Galleries, A Selection of 19th Century American Paintings... Spring Exhibition, 1964
Literature:
Terry DeLapp Galleries, Los Angeles, A Selection of 19th Century American Paintings... Spring Exhibition, 1964, illus.
Nancy Dustin Hall Moore, William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal, Goldfield Galleries, Los Angeles, CA, 1980, no. 335


Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Old lining (not wax). Very light surface grime. A bit flat. Inpaint restricted primarily to the sky (there are one or two tiny touches in the foreground). Inpaint around the tacking edges in the sky. Scattered crosshatched fine strokes of inpaint in the sky. No apparent tears. In the darker passages at the right are fine parallel horizontal extrusions in the canvas.


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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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