Frank Waller

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Lot 55
Frank Waller
American, 1842-1923
(i)Indian Burial Grounds, Dakota, 1885
Signed Frank Waller and dated 1885 (lr)
Oil on canvas
12 x 26 inches
Gift of Mrs. Frederick H. Poor, 40.87
(ii) The Indian Burial Trees, 1885
Signed Frank Waller, dated 1885 and inscribed as titled (lc); inscribed 12 x 26 (ll); inscribed Property of HArmour Smith on the verso
Ink on paper
Image 4 1/2 x 12 inches, sheet 7 x 12 1/2 inches
H. Armour Smith
The ink drawing The Indian Burial Trees relates to Indian Burial Grounds, Dakota but it is uncertain whether it is a preliminary study or a drawing made after completion of the painting.

C Property of a Mid-Atlantic Museum to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Indian Burial Grounds, Dakota: Dull, dirty varnish layer. Scattered inpaint around the tacking edge, most notably at lower left corner. Pinhole with 1/8 inch loss of paint at lower center, in front of the stretcher.

The Indian Burial Trees: Toned; tape residue at upper right edge.

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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