Cape Elizabeth, Maine
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
FRANCIS AUGUSTUS SILVA (1835-1886)
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
signed and dated 'F.A. Silva 83' and inscribed with title (lower left)
oil on canvas
6 ¾ x 15 ½ in. (17.1 x 39.3 cm.)
Painted in 1883.
Megan Moynihan Fine Art, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1997.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., Francis A. Silva: In His Own Light, April 24-June 28, 2002, pp. 103, 138, pl. 37, illustrated.
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Good condition. Unlined. Stretcher bar marks along each edge. Surface cracking. Under ultraviolet light, lines of inpainting to address frame abrasion along the upper right corner, left upper edge and lower left edge and a few specks of inpainting in the sky at upper right and along the extreme right horizon.
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Please note this lot is sold and shipped framed
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