Sale 19AM01 | Lot 75

Ralph Albert Blakelock

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 75
Ralph Albert Blakelock
American, 1847-1919
A Rose, circa 1900
Signed RA Blakelock (lr)
Oil on canvas laid to board and mounted to stretched canvas
15 x 15 inches

Provenance:
Fenn Galleries, Ltd., Santa Fe, NM
Collection of William & Abigail Gerdts, New York

Exhibited:
Tulsa, OK, Philbrook Art Center, Painters of the Humble Truth: American Still Life Painting, Sept. 27, 1981 - July 4, 1982, checklist # 4
Evanston, IL, Terra Museum of American Art, Solitude-Inner Visions in American Art, Sept. 25 - Dec. 30, 1982, Catalogue # 13
Amherst, MA, Mead Art Museum, For Beauty and for Truth: The William and Abigail Gerdts Collection of American Still Life, Feb. 27 - April 26, 1998
Traveling to New York, NY, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., May 9 - June 26, 1998
New York, NY, Berry-Hill Galleries, American Beauty: The Rose in American Art (1800-1920), May 20 - July 18, 1997

Literature:
Susan Danly and Bruce Weber, For Beauty and for Truth: The William and Abigail Gerdts Collection of American Still Life, exh. cat. (Amherst, Massachusetts: Mead Art Museum, 1998), No. 35, illus.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Careful inpainting throughout to address thinness in the paint layer.. The old varnish has been removed from the lower left quadrant. There is a repaired 1 inch tear in the upper right.


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

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