Sale 16AM02 | Lot 17

John Francis Murphy

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
John Francis Murphy

Lot Details

Lot 17
John Francis Murphy
American, 1853-1921
North Jersey, 1876
Signed Drawing by J. F. Murphy and dated N Jersey 9/28/76 (lr)
Graphite on paper
11 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches
Provenance:
The Old Print Shop, New York
Donald Brenwasser, New York, acquired from the above, 1964
Estate of Donald Brenwasser, no. 322; Together with George Henry Smillie, American, 1840-1921, Meadow at Ridgefield, signed Geo. H. Smillie and inscribed Ridgefield, Conn. (lr); inscribed Meadow at Ridgefield and signed by George Smillie / NY on the reverse, watercolor on paper laid down on board, 10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, Provenance: The Old Print Shop, New York; Donald Brenwasser, New York, acquired from the above, 1965; Estate of Donald Brenwasser, no. 300


C Estate of Donald Brenwasser

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

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Murphy:
Toned. Small losses along the edges, with restoration along the left and right sides. Three small tears (the largest 3/4" long) along the upper edge. Hinged.

Smillie
Slightly toned, very slightly faded. The backing board is quite acidic and toned.


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

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