Sale 17AM02 | Lot 77

William Michael Harnett

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 77
William Michael Harnett
American, 1848-1892
The Pipe Rack (The Artist's Pipe Rack), 1877
Signed WM Harnett and dated 1877 (lr)
Oil on board
7 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches
Frank Lavand (Lavaud?), Staten Island, New York, around 1877
George Y. Browne, 1884
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York
Bruce Weber, American Paintings and Sculpture VIII 1999, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, 1999, p. 64, illus.

Estimate: $25,000 - $45,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

On the reverse is a quick study of flowers that appears to be in another hand.

Inscribed faintly on the wood backing Presented to... Geo Y. Br... / by Frank La... of Ra... / Staten Island 1884 / This picture hung on the / wall of the hotel several years / before it was...

Inpaint around the edges, with very little within the composition. A few light spatters in the background in the lower half of the painting.

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Estimate: $25,000 - $45,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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