Sale 17AM01 | Lot 20

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 20
Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait
American, 1819-1905
Chicks, 1866
Inscribed indistinctly and dated 1866 on the reverse
Oil on artist's board, within a painted oval
9 x 12 inches
Provenance:
Mrs. George Arden, New York
Sale: Christie's New York, American Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. George Arden, Part I, May 22, 1991, no. 64


Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Scattered inpaint into the background. An area of repair and possible fill, roughly 1 1/2 - 2 inches long and 1/4 inch wide at the right edge, center, with associated inpaint. Two more concentrated areas of inpaint above and below. The back of the prepared board appears distressed, with an area of loss to the backing.


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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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