Sale 20AM02 | Lot 71

Guy Carleton Wiggins

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
Guy Carleton Wiggins

Lot Details

Lot 71
Guy Carleton Wiggins
American, 1883-1962
5th Avenue Storm, New York City
Signed Guy Wiggins NA (lr); bears inscription 5th Avenue Storm and further inscribed with the artist's name on the reverse
Oil on canvas
30 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches (76.8 x 64.1 cm)

This work has been authenticated by Guy Arthur Wiggins. A letter of authenticity, dated August 31, 2020, accompanies this lot.


Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The work has isolated areas of craquelure. The painting was wax relined and the surface appears to be stable. There are a few spots of inpainting at the extreme edges and in the upper left corner. The lining covered up back of the original canvas and obscured the artist's inscription. It appears as though the conservator has transcribed this inscription on to the new support. It is possible to see traces of the original through the lining but it is obscured.


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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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