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Henry Bacon (American, 1839-1912) The Temple of Athena Nike, Athens

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Henry Bacon (American, 1839-1912)

The Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Signed "Henry Bacon" l.r., inscribed and dated "...1899" l.l., inscribed "Temple of Nike, Athens Memorial Exhibition No. 49." on the reverse.
Watercolor on paper, 13 x 20 in. (33.0 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, toning, adhesive remnants along the edges.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Hinged top right and left to the mat.
Frame dimensions: 19 x 26 in.


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.

Keywords

Henry Bacon, Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Greek temple, Athena, Bacon, Parthenon, Project Nike, Religion, Temple of Athena Nike, Athens

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