Horatio Walker

Lot Details

Lot 49
Horatio Walker
Canadian/American, 1858-1938
The Sheepfold, 1890
Signed Horatio Walker and dated 1890 (ll); inscribed as titled on an old label affixed to the stretcher
Oil on canvas
20 x 28 1/8 inches
George A. Hearn, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 06.1301, gift of the above, 1906
Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1940 (possibly)

C Property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Dirty varnish. Craquelure throughout. Frame rubbing with some corresponding wear and minor losses, especially along the top edge. Dulling varnish makes it difficult to detect restoration under UV light.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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