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John Ross Key (American, 1837-1920) Moonlit Coast

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

John Ross Key (American, 1837-1920)

Moonlit Coast
Signed "John R. Key" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 12 x 17 in. (30.5 x 43.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Small puncture to u.r. quadrant, scattered minor paint losses, fine craquelure.
Estimate $800-1,200

The losses are under 1/4 inch each. The puncture isunder 1/2 inch. Flaw in the weave of the canvas which shows under raking light at as vertical line just left of center. Stretcher enlarged using two 1/2 inch wide wood strips, one on each vertical side.

Framed dimensions are 17 3/8 x 22 3/8 in.


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John Ross Key, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Pottery

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