Lot Details

Lot 65
De Scott Evans
American, 1847-1898
Still Life with Apples and Still Life with Pears: A Pair
Signed DD/David (lr) and DA/David (ll) respectively
Each Oil on canvas
Each 12 x 10 inches
Newhouse Galleries, New York
William H. and Abigail Gerdts, New York
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Virtual Reality: American Trompe l'Oeil Paintings, May 18 - Jun. 30, 1994
For Beauty and for Truth: The William and Abigail Gerdts Collection of American Still Life, Amherst, MA, Mead Art Museum, Feb. 27 - Apr. 26, 1998 and New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, May 9 - Jun. 26, 1998
Lausanne, SUI, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Peindre L'Amerique: Les Artistes du Nouveau Monde 1830-1900, Jun. 27 - Oct. 26, 2014,
cat. no. 2, illus. [Still Life with Apples]
Susan Danly and Bruce Weber, For Beauty and for Truth: The William and Abigail Gerdts Collection of American Still Life, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA, 1978, illus.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Both: Lined

Pears: Light inpaint along the extreme right and lower edges. Fine strokes of inpaint into the knothole at the upper right, to the right of the pears. A few scattered light strokes of inpaint. At the center of the pear at right is a small (1/4 inch) and narrow stroke of what may be spattered blue-green paint.

Apples: Light inpaint along the extreme upper and right edges. An area of inpaint at center right about 1/3 x 1/4 inch. Below the apples is a narrow horizontal stripe of inpaint about 2 1/2 inches wide that may be a repaired tear.

Outside measurement of frames: 16 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches

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Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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