Signed bottom right, oil on canvas
40 x 29 1/2 in. (101.6 x 74.9cm)
Signed bottom right, oil on canvas
40 x 29 1/2 in. (101.6 x 74.9cm)
"An American View: The Hosek Collection of American Art," Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, Spring, Texas, August 22 - December 20, 2009.
The relined canvas is in good to fair overall condition. A collection of four, small 1/8" losses are present at bottom right corner. A black spot of surface soiling is present at upper left sky. The painting is slightly lopsided within the frame and may benefit from being refitted. The sky has been heavily restored, mostly presenting as scattered vertical swatches of inpainting under UV light. An additional 1" spot of restoration is present at bottom right, along with a horizontal line measuring 1" at the top of the central tree, and at center left. The foreground of the painting is heavily varnished, inhibiting further examination under UV light. See Specialist's photos for details.
Frame: 42 1/2 x 53 x 4 in.
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