Thomas Hill

Lot Details

Lot 57
Thomas Hill
American, 1829-1908
View of Yosemite, 1900
Signed T. Hill and dated 1900 (lr)
Oil on canvas
73 x 54 1/4 inches
James Graham & Sons, New York
Private collection, acquired from the above, circa 1970
Roslyn, NY, Nassau County Museum of Art, Window on the West, Feb. 17-Apr. 18, 2002

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Sold for $53,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Wax lined. Flattened craquelure. Light inpaint, possibly associated with flaking paint: three areas in the sky, each about 1 x 1 inch or a little larger, plus some tiny touches. A 1 x 1 inch area of inpaint in the peak at left, a smaller area in the peak at right. Two tiny losses near the brown boulder at right. A small area of inpaint in the white paint at the crest of the falls.

Very minimal inpaint in the lower section and none in the figures in foreground.

Two six inch horizontal streaks/scuffs (?) in paint surface at lower center, above the cone shaped boulder.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Sold for $53,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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