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William Posey Silva (American, 1859-1948) Pines on the Dunes, Monterey Coast

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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

Description:

William Posey Silva (American, 1859-1948)

Pines on the Dunes, Monterey Coast
Signed "WILLIAM P. SILVA" l.r., titled and signed "...William P. Silva" on a label affixed to the reverse, identified on a label from George Stern Fine Arts, Hollywood, California, affixed to the reverse, identified on a label from Trotter Galleries, Pacific Grove, California, affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvasboard, 8 x 10 in. (20.2 x 25.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: The estate of Richard Mellon Scaife, Pennsylvania. The proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit a Pennsylvania art institution.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Frame measures 14 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (37.4 x 42.5 cm). The retouch is minor scattered dots and dashes.


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

William Posey Silva, Dune, Earth, Mellon, Mellon family, Richard Mellon Scaife, Silva, Surnames, The Heritage Foundation, Hollywood, Pacific Grove

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