Lot 43: Jessie Arms Botke (1883-1971 Santa Paula, CA)
25 October 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: White peacocks in a garden with cypress trees, signed lower right: Jessie Arms Botke, oil on canvas laid to masonite, 32'' H x 53'' W, est: $7000/9000.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Fine craquelure throughout. Tiny flecks of paint loss scattered throughout. Blacklight: Touch-up throughout, concentrated mainly in the sky, the trees on the left and in the bodies of the peacocks.
Provenance: Private Collection, Pasadena, CA
Dimensions: 32'' H x 53'' W
Artist or Maker: Jessie Arms Botke (1883-1971 Santa Paula, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas laid to masonite