Sale 17AM02 | Lot 93

Henry Augustus Ferguson

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 93
Henry Augustus Ferguson
American, 1845-1911
Street of Seideh Zeyneb, Cairo, circa 1880
Signed Henry A. Ferguson (ll); inscribed as titled on a fragmentary exhibition label affixed to the frame
Oil on canvas
38 5/8 x 28 inches
New York, National Academy of Design, 1881, no. 321

C Property of a New York Museum

Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Not examined out of frame. Light touches of inpaint in the band of white at the top of the arcaded building at left. The fretwork in the building at extreme left fluoresces under UV exam. There is virtually no inpaint in the foreground, in the figures, and the rest of the composition.

Treatment Performed (summer 2017)
1. Remove grime layer, discolored varnish and old retouchings from painting.
2. Apply new varnish of BEVA varnish (Regalrez resin with U V stabilizer).
3. Retouch as necessary with resin colors (Maimeri).

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Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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