Sale 17FD02 | Lot 20

Benjamin Champney

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Lot Details

Lot 20
Benjamin Champney
American, 1817-1907
Birches in a Forest Clearing, 1889
Signed B. Champney and dated 89 (lr)
Oil on canvas laid to Masonite
30 x 21 1/4 inches


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $937 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Flattened craquelure. An area of inpaint about 1 x 1 1/2 inches with no discernible tear in a lower branch of the large birch at left. Two small touches of inpaint in the ground near the bottom, and a narrow area of inpaint along the right edge approaching the lower right corner and the bottom edge approaching the lower right corner.


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $937 (includes buyer's premium)

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