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Robert Spear Dunning (American, 1829-1905) Tabletop Still Life with Fruit

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
244
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$8,303$6,750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Robert Spear Dunning (American, 1829-1905)

Tabletop Still Life with Fruit
Signed and dated "R.S. Dunning 1895" l.l., signed and dated "R.S. Dunning, P-/1895" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 10 1/8 x 14 in. (25.8 x 35.5 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Small area of transfer of gold from the frame to the l.l. corner near the signature and date, fine craquelure, minor surface grime.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

The signature and date are located in the lower left corner very close to the edge of the canvas and are partially hidden by the lip of the frame.

Inscribed faintly "R.S. Dun..." in pencil on the back of the frame. Label from Haley & Steele, Boston, with the inventory number "HIL 11171501" affixed to the back of the frame. Framed dimensions are 18 x 22 x 2-1/2 inches.




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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