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Lot 1053Albert Fitch Bellows
American, 1829-1883
In the Woods
Signed A. F. Bellows (ll)
Oil on canvas
12 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches
Literature:
New London, Connecticut, Lyman Allyn Museum American Romantic Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries From the Collection of Lee Anderson, Feb. 26-Mar. 26, 1961


C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation

Sold for $1,875
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Surface grime. Frame rubbing. Overlap on the left and upper edge are detached and missing. There is a 1/4 x 1/4 inch loss to the paint at the far center right. Visible stretcher marks along the right edge. Horizontal area of paint separation at the center. Possible inpaint in the largest tree a the left and the woman skirt at center. Dense varnish layer making it unable to detect further restoration under UV light. There is a 3/4 x 3/4 inch L-Shaped tear in the center right.


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