Sale 16AM02 | Lot 50

Frederick Simpson Coburn

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
Frederick Simpson Coburn

Lot Details

Lot 50
Frederick Simpson Coburn
Canadian, 1871-1960
On the Richmond Road, Melbourne
Signed F.S. Coburn and dated indistinctly ...4 (lr); inscribed as titled on a fragmentary label from The Watson Art Galleries on the reverse
Oil on canvas
11 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches
Watson Art Galleries, Montreal
Frederick Simpson Coburn's reputation as a painter was built on his winter landscapes with horses pulling sleighs or hauling logs, a subject that had fascinated him since childhood. He painted these scenes in the Laurentian Mountains and the Eastern Townships after returning to Quebec in 1916.

C Property from a Private New York State Collector

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Wax lined, pronounced craquelure. 1/4 x 1/3 inch area of inpaint near the upper edge to the right of center, where there is a slight loss at the tacking edge. Pigments fluoresce under UV exam.

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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