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Lillian Mathilde Genth (American, 1876-1953) Arab Girl

Auction:
2704B
Lot:
579
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2704B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 4:00PM

Description:

Lillian Mathilde Genth (American, 1876-1953)

Arab Girl
Signed "L Genth" l.r., identified on an exhibition label from Lillian M. Genth: A
Retrospective (see below) affixed to the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 40 x 34 in. (101.5 x 86.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, tear to canvas at stretcher edge u.l., craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Sotheby's Arcade Fine Arts: American and Latin American Art, Wednesday, December 15, 2004, Lot 109.

Literature: Hickory Museum of Art, Lillian Mathilde Genth, 1876-1953 (Hickory, North Carolina: Hickory Museum of Art, 1990). p. 36 (not illustrated).

Exhibitions: Lillian Mathilde Genth: A Retrospective, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina, March 17-May 27, 1990; St. John's Museum of Art, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 8-August 26, 1990, and Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood, Nashville, Tennessee, October 21-December 30, 1990.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The left tacking edge is partially detached. There are three small (dime to quarter sized) repairs near the upper edge of the work. There is retouch along the lower edge. The craquelure is stable and the painting would benefit from cleaning.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Lillian Mathilde Genth, Hickory Museum of Art, Arcade Fine Arts, Hickory, Nashville, Wilmington, St. John's Museum of Art, Fine Arts Center, Tennessee

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