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September 26, 2019 06:00 PMCalender

Elihu Vedder (American, 1836-1923) Hillside with Sheep, Perugia

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3293B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2019 12:00PM


Elihu Vedder (American, 1836-1923)

Hillside with Sheep, Perugia
Signed "Copyright 1899 by E. Vedder" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 24 1/2 x 34 in. (62.2 x 86.4 cm), framed (possibly in a liner).
Condition: Lined, stretcher replaced, varnish discoloration, varnish inconsistencies, craquelure, two small punctures u.r., scattered small paint losses.

N.B. Alongside the symbolic and allegorical subjects for which he is most recognized, Elihu Vedder painted more freely executed Italian landscapes after moving permanently to Rome in 1866. This painting may be Hillside wtih Sheep—Perugia, alternatively titled Sheep in Umbria, which is recorded as #80890374 in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Small transfer of gold leaf to u.l. in tree.

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