Thomas Birch

Lot Details

Lot 15
Thomas Birch
American, 1779-1851
Fishing on a Summer's Afternoon, 1841
Signed T. Birch and dated 1841 (lr)
Oil on canvas
15 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches
Acquired in an antique shop in Nantucket around 1997

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Painting appears to be laid down onto wood panel. One to two light touches of inpaint fluoresce in the tree at right and in the foreground. An area of the sky, beginning at the left edge, and approximately 3 1/2 x 10 inches fluoresces under UV exam. A few other small surface irregularities in the sky do not fluoresce.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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