Sale 17PT01 | Lot 90

Joseph Raphael

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 90
Joseph Raphael
American, 1869-1950
Returning Home (Near Uccle, Belgium), circa 1918
Signed Joe Raphael (lr)
Oil on board laid to canvas
26 5/8 x 35 3/4 inches

Maxwell Galleries Ltd, San Francisco
Acquired from the above, 1987

In 1912 Joseph Raphael moved to Uccle, in Belgium, with his new wife, a young Dutch woman he had met in the artist's colony of Laren, where he had lived for several years. In Uccle he painted radiant views of his home and gardens, rendered in a vivid palette and broad brushstrokes The present work epitomizes Raphael's work from this period, which earned him a silver medal at the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition.

C Property from a New York and Connecticut Estate

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $100,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

The work is painted on a board that is slightly irregular in size, measuring 26 1/2 x 35 1/8, that was then laid to a stretched canvas measuring 26 5/8 x 35 3/4 (stretcher size). An area of lifting paint approximately 1 1/2 x 3/4 inches in the upper right quadrant. Light craquelure along the upper edge.

Colors fluoresce under UV exam, which is characteristic of work from this period. Inpaint at the upper and lower right corners, and at the lower left corner. A discrete area of inpaint at the upper edge (approximately 1/4 x 1/4 inch) where there was a small loss; a second small area of inpaint at center, about 1 inch wide by 1/8 inch, where there may have been a small abrasion.

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Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $100,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Impressionist & Modern Art

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