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Grace G. Gassette (American, 1871-1955) Portrait of a Woman with a Dog

Auction:
3001T
Lot:
1442
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 3001T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 06, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Grace G. Gassette (American, 1871-1955)

Portrait of a Woman with a Dog. Signed and possibly dated "Grace Gassette/..." l.l. Oil on canvas, 60 x 45 in., framed. Condition: Craquelure, varnish inconsistencies, paint losses to u.l. and l.l., surface grime.

N.B. Chicago painter and sculptor Grace Gassette was a student of Mary Cassatt and was part of Gertrude Stein's circle in Paris. She was best known for developing orthopedic surgical appliances for wounded soldiers in Paris during World War I, for which she was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French government.
Estimate $300-500


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

Grace G. Gassette, American people of German descent, Cassatt, Craquelure, Cubism, Gertrude Stein, Grace, Literature, Mary Cassatt, Modern art, Modernism, Visual arts, Chicago, Paris

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