Lot 209: Esther B. Smee (1917-* Long Beach, CA)
25 October 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''San Juan Capistrano Mission'', signed lower right: Esther Smee, titled on the stretcher, oil on canvas, 20'' H x 24'' W, est: $1000/1500.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Scattered spots of paint loss left center, right center and along the lower portion of the painting. Blacklight: Touch-up throughout, some with corresponding patches verso. Certain darker pigments fluoresce under blacklight likely in the hand of the artist.
Provenance: Private Collection, Lakewood, CA
Dimensions: 20'' H x 24'' W
Artist or Maker: Esther B. Smee (1917-* Long Beach, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas