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Chester Harding (American, 1792-1866) Portrait of Alden Bradford

Auction:
2459
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

Chester Harding (American, 1792-1866)

Portrait of Alden Bradford
Unsigned, identified on labels from Fogg Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts,
and Addison Gallery, Philips Andover Academy, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas mounted onto panel, 26 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. (67.3 x 56.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Bowing to support, retouch, varnish inconsistencies, craquelure, pinholes, surface grime.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

Mild bowing to support. Some possible light washes of retouch beneath varnish inconsistencies. Mild wear to edges and pinholes at corners. Scattered craquelure. The work might benefit from a gentle cleaning.

Keywords

Addison Gallery, Fogg Art Museum, Philips Andover Academy, Alden Bradford, Chester Harding, Massachusetts

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