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Lot 24Christopher High Shearer
American, 1840-1926
Village Scene, 1878
Signed C.H. Shearer and dated 1878 (ll)
Oil on canvas
29 x 25 1/2 inches

Sold for $1,000
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Wax relined. Dirty/yellowed varnish. Edges of canvas taped. Heavy craquelure throughout. Frame rubbing. Paint flaking in center left and center right. Inpainting in the sky in the upper left, approximately 2 x 1 inch. Also in the upper right edge, approximately 1 x 1/2 inch. Inpainting in the wall tower in the center right about 6 inches long. In the center of the road there is more inpainting, 3 inches x 1 inch. Two large areas of inpaint in the lower right edge 6 inches long each.

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