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Philip Leslie Hale (American, 1865-1931) Study for Self-Portrait

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
721
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2673B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Philip Leslie Hale (American, 1865-1931)

Study for Self-Portrait
Unsigned, identified on a label from the Fraad Collection (see below) affixed to the
reverse.
Charcoal on canvas, 30 x 25 1/4 in. (76.2 x 64.1 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Rippling to u.r. and u.l. corners.

Provenance: Vose Galleries of Boston, 1966; Sotheby's New York, American Paintings from the Collection of Rita and Daniel Fraad, December 1, 2004, Sale 8032, Lot 72.

N.B. The present work is a study for the artist's self-portrait in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, permanent collection. The finished oil on canvas painting, which depicts Hale holding brushes and his palette, was gifted to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 1931 by his wife, artist Lilian Westcott Hale.
Estimate $7,000-9,000


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Philip Leslie Hale, Daniel Fraad, Lilian Westcott Hale, finished oil

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