Lot 50Frederick Simpson Coburn
On the Richmond Road, Melbourne
Signed F.S. Coburn and dated indistinctly ...4 (lr); inscribed as titled on a fragmentary label from The Watson Art Galleries on the reverse
Oil on canvas
11 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches
Watson Art Galleries, Montreal
Frederick Simpson Coburn's reputation as a painter was built on his winter landscapes with horses pulling sleighs or hauling logs, a subject that had fascinated him since childhood. He painted these scenes in the Laurentian Mountains and the Eastern Townships after returning to Quebec in 1916.
C Property from a Private New York State Collector
Sold for $3,125
Wax lined, pronounced craquelure. 1/4 x 1/3 inch area of inpaint near the upper edge to the right of center, where there is a slight loss at the tacking edge. Pigments fluoresce under UV exam.
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