WILLARD LEROY METCALF AMERICAN 1858 25 OIL ON CANVAS 11 19 OLNEYVILLE


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2068
$20,000 - $25,000
Fine Arts Painting

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WILLARD LEROY METCALF (AMERICAN, 1858-25), OIL ON CANVAS, H 11", W 19", "OLNEYVILLE"

Signed lower left and dated 1886. Also signed and dated on verso with comment: "Sketch from nature Olneyville, Rhode Island". Housed in original frame. Painting is included and illustrated in the book "Sunlight and Shadow The Life and Art of Willard L, Metcalf" by Deveer & Boyle, 1987, Boston University, p. 20, photograph #6 and noted as belonging at the time to Mr. and Mrs. David W. Barton. From the Estate of Margaret Barton, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.


Condition:
As viewed under UV light in the unopened frame: small spot (c. 5/16" x 1/2") of overpainting right in the very center of the painting and a very little over painting in the far LR corner; slight scratching and a couple of dot paint losses in the sky; some remnants of stable craquelure; strip lined (lined just around the edges); not patched; period gilt frame with cracks and slight nicks. Rf, 7-13-2018
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