Lot 15John William Casilear
Distant View of the Catskills, 1891
Initialed JWC and dated 91 (ll)
Oil on canvas
30 1/8 x 45 3/4 inches
Rebecca A. Goldsmith
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 97.37.2 (gift of the above in 1897)
C Property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sold for $9,375
In the lower left corner at the tacking edge there are two areas of inpainting, one approximately 1/2 x 1 inch and the other approximately 1/4 x 5 inches. At the center right edge there is a hairline area of inpainting running horizontally approximately 1 1/2 inches long. There are three spots of inpainting each approximately 1/8 in size, one in the mid-ground above white cow, one in the foreground below the right-most cow and one in the trees in the upper left quadrant. Strip-lined. Isolated areas of craquelure.
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