Joseph Rusling Meeker (American, 1827-1889) Bayou Field with Campsite at Dusk under a Crescent Moon
- Sold for:
- American & European Works of Art - 3072B
- Date / Time :
- January 26, 2018 10:00AM
Joseph Rusling Meeker (American, 1827-1889)
Bayou Field with Campsite at Dusk under a Crescent Moon
Signed and dated "J.R. Meeker 1885" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 13 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (34.6 x 60.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined onto Masonite, paint losses to l.l. quadrant, abrasion to u.l. corner, fine craquelure.
Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisition fund.
There are minute losses scattered about both in the foreground and sky (see images for specific scale/location). The paint surface appears stable. The work might also benefit from cleaning.
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