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John William Hill (American, 1812-1879) Berry Pickers

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

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

Description:

John William Hill (American, 1812-1879)

Berry Pickers
Signed and dated "J.W. Hill./1868" l.r.
Watercolor on paper, sight size 10 1/2 x 19 in. (26.7 x 48.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Framed dimensions: 33 x 24 1/4 in.

Frame was opened during preview. Sheet is heavy watercolor paper, size is 11 x 19 1/2 in. (27.8 x 49.5 cm). Sheet is hinged to back mat in two places on the reverse. Gouache used in the sky. Toning and fading, more pronounced in the sky, scattered pinpoint-sized fox marks.


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Berry Pickers, Art genres, Artists, John William Hill, Visual arts

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