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Day 2: American & European Decorative Arts

Sat, Nov 19, 2016 09:00AM EST - Sun, Nov 20, 2016 09:00AM EST
Lot 423

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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(New York/England, 1819-1905) Hen Quail and Young, 1858, signed center left "A.F. Tait/N.Y. 58", oil on canvas, 9 x 12 (oval) 9-3/8 x 12-5/8 (rectangular stretcher); original 19th century gilt wood and composition frame. Notes: Literature: Warder H.t Cadbury and Henry F. Marsh, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait: Artist in the Adirondacks, Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1986, #58.38 in checklist, p. 143. Provenance: According to Tait "To Cariss, Baltimore to fill the two frames sent to W.T. Walters. $35.00. Sold by Cariss to Mr. Watts, Baltimore"; Private Collection, North Carolina


lined (likely inscription verso not visible), retaining original stretcher, heavy grime with yellowed varnish; frame with losses to surface

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