Lot 52: O/C English Landscape, poss. Franz Kidson
22 October 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Oil on canvas landscape of village, likely Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire. Scene includes figure on dirt road and two figures on bank of river. Illegibly signed lower left, possibly "F. Kidson" for Frantz Kidson, b. 1884. "Bolton Percy, N. York" written on back. Housed in molded gilt frame. Sight: 7-1/8" H x 9" W. Frame: 9-1/4" H x 11" H. Early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of James J. Allen, Knoxville, TN. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: 1/2" slit upper left above trees. Overall craquelure and surface grime. Abrasions on gilt frame.