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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1084

William Rickarby Miller

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(American, 1818-1893)

Bay of New York from the Heights of Hoboken, 1860, signed and dated lower left "W.R. Miller 1860", original artist label verso, oil on canvas, 25-1/4 x 37 in.; fine reproduction gilt wood and composition frame, 31-1/4 x 43-1/4 in.

Note: Literature: American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society 2, 2. New York: New York Historical Society, 1982, p. 357; William Rickarby Miller: 19th Century Landscape Painter, Art & Antiques, May-June 1983, p. 66, ill.

Provenance: Jordan-Volpe Gallery, New York, NY, (label verso); Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York NY (label verso) until 1980; Private Collection; Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York (label verso), purchased in 2005 for $142,500 (includes original receipt); Property from an Important Charleston Collection


wax and linen lined, evidence under black light of repaired vertical tear left side sky, stabilized crackle; frame with wear and abrasions

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