Lot 177: William Ritschel (1864-1949 Carmel, CA)
25 October 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''Rockbound Coast'', crashing waves on rocks, signed lower right: Ritschel, titled on a label affixed verso, oil on canvas laid to canvas, 30'' H x 40'' W, est: $40,000/60,000.
Condition Report: Visual: Some minor, stable craquelure throughout. Blacklight: Crack-fill near the entire upper edge. A scattered area of touch-up, approximately 4.5'' x 4.75'', in the upper center. Two lines of crack-fill along the left edge to address stretcher bar creases. Small spots of touch-up scattered throughout the ocean.
Dimensions: 30'' H x 40'' W
Artist or Maker: William Ritschel (1864-1949 Carmel, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas laid to canvas