Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Oscar F. Bluemner (American, 1867-1938) Lot of Three Works: Red Barns at Rahway Valley Railway Station, Union, New Jersey

Auction:
2399
Lot:
796
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2399
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 07, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

Oscar F. Bluemner (American, 1867-1938)

Lot of Three Works: Red Barns at Rahway Valley Railway Station, Union, New Jersey, US Hotel, Boston, and View at Watsessing
Each monogrammed "OFB" l.r., titled l.l. and l.r.
Conté crayon and graphite on paper, sight sizes 4 1/2 x 6 in. (11.4 x 15.2 cm), 5 x 6 1/2 in. (12.7 x 16.5 cm), and 3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in. (9.2 x 8.6 cm), all framed.
Condition: Boston with hole u.r., not examined out of frames.
Provenance: The estate of the artist, through a New York gallery.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The hole to Boston is a pinhole with a very minor tear and crease. There is also a pinhole to the corner l.l. of Watsessing. The sheet to Red Barns is unobtrusively toned. Although they have not been removed from their frames, there are no other visible condition issues to report.

Keywords

Oscar F. Bluemner, Rahway Valley Railway Station, US Hotel, New York gallery

Departments

Specialists