Sale 12AN01 | Lot 1031

Thomas Buchanan Read

Catalogue: Estate of Lee B. Anderson

Lot Details

Lot 1031
Thomas Buchanan Read
American, 1822-1872
A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Conflict of Titania and Oberon, 1857
Signed T. Buchanan Read and dated Rome 1857 (lr)
Oil on canvas
24 1/8 x 30 inches
Exhibited:
New London, Connecticut, Lyman Allyn Museum American Romantic Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries From the Collection of Lee Anderson, Feb. 26-Mar. 26, 1961, no. 64


C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Dirty varnish. Frame rubbing. There is a large vertical scrape 6 inches long with a corresponding indent. The face of Titania was possibly inpainted. There is no other restoration under UV light.


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estate of Lee B. Anderson

Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 10am EDT
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