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Attributed to Thomas Gainsborough (British, 1727-1788) Figures on a Bridge

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Thomas Gainsborough (British, 1727-1788)

Figures on a Bridge
Unsigned, attributed on a presentation plaque.
Oil on paper mounted to board, 9 x 12 1/4 in. (23.0 x 31.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch primarily to the sky, varnish discoloration, minor surface grime.

Provenance: The estate of Elizabeth M. Ames, Boston.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

In raking light, one can see the chain line of the laid paper which presumably was the original support.


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Keywords

Thomas Gainsborough, Elizabeth M. Ames, Artists, Black British music, Gainsborough, Grime, Music, Music genres, Retouch, State-space representation

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