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Lot 111: HENRY MOSLER, American (1841-1920), "The Husking Bee", oil on canvas, signed, inscribed "New York" and dated "1890" lower right., 72...
27 October 2016
Milford, CT, USALive Auction
"The Husking Bee"
oil on canvas, signed, inscribed "New York" and dated "1890" lower right.
72 1/2 x 121 inches
Provenance: Charles B. Tyler, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, 1987; Sotheby''s, December 3, 2008, Lot 152; Corporate Collection.
Exhibitions: "Henry Mosler Rediscovered: A 19th Century American Jewish Artist," Sept.-Dec. 1996, The Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, California.
Other Notes: Tags: 19th Century, Judaica, Corn, Jack-O-Lantern, Museum, Large
Condition: Very Good
Restoration: Very Minor
Frame: Superior Quality Reproduction
One area of restoration lower right, horizontal approximately 12 inches by 1 inch. Another repaired tear lower right 12 inches by 1 inch. Other minor scatterd inpainting. Inpainting along edges. Slight buckle 1/8 inch x 4 inches upper left. Old remnant vanish visible under UV. The frame was custom made by Julius Lowy and probably cost $25,000-35,000 at the time it was made.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Shannon's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Frames on all paintings are sold "As Is". Frames may need some conservation.