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Lot 46Joseph Ropes
American, 1812-1885
On Lake Nemi (Gate of Nemi)
Signed J. Ropes and dated 1865 on a foreground rock (lc)
Oil on heavy paper laid to particle board
11 1/4 x 15 7/8 inches (28.5 x 40.5 cm)
[Sale] Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, May 22, 2001, lot 2
Private collection, New York

Sold for $4,063
Estimate $800-1,200

The particle board cradled. The support is a heavy paper about the weight of standard blotting paper. Frame rubbing with corresponding small losses and touches of restoratin. Scattered areas of restoration in the sky; some touches in the landscape.

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