William Hart

Lot Details

Lot 43
William Hart
American, 1823-1894
Cows in a Landscape, 1886
Signed Wm. Hart and dated 1886 (ll)
Oil on canvas
19 x 14 5/8 inches

J. J. Gillespie Company, Pittsburgh (possibly)
Sale: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, American Paintings and Drawings, May 13, 1966, lot 24

C Property from a Private New York State Collector

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

The present work is backed with wood beneath the stretcher. The canvas is coarse, and the work is thinly painted but the work is unlined, and is not laid down to the wood backing. Surface grime, dirty varnish. Minor losses along the tacking edges. A minuscule loss in the grass at lower center, approximately 1 1/2 inches from the lower edge.

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Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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