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Willard Leroy Metcalf (American, 1858-1925) Harvesting

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Willard Leroy Metcalf (American, 1858-1925)

Harvesting
Signed "W.L. Metcalf" l.l., signed, inscribed, dated, and titled "Willard L. Metcalf/Boston 1881/'Harvesting'" on the reverse, identified on a label from Vose Galleries of Boston affixed to the frame backing board.
Oil on canvas (stretched with Boston tabs), 16 x 20 in. (40.8 x 66.0 cm), in a period frame.
Condition: Minor retouch.

N.B. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being coordinated by Betty Krulik and the Willard Leroy Metcalf Catalogue Raisonné Project, Inc. A letter from Bety Krulik accompanies the lot.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Canvas with stencil from F.W. Devoe & Company, New York, on the reverse.
Framed dimensions are 21 3/8 x 31 1/4 in..

The stretcher is inscribed with framer's notations and a name that seems to read "W.L. Downing."


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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