Lot 67: Andrew George Winter American, 1893-1958 Happy Lobstering Ground, Whitehead Island, Lower Penobscot Bay, 1940
April 4, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Andrew George Winter
Happy Lobstering Ground, Whitehead Island, Lower Penobscot Bay, 1940
Signed A. Winter and dated 40 (lr)
Oil on canvas
40 1/2 x 50 1/2 inches
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., NY
New York, Owen Gallery, Off the Northeast Coast, Nov. 1 - Dec. 9, 1995
Wax relined with newer stretchers. Touches of inpaint in sky, none larger than 1 x 1 inch. A very thin crack left of center running vertically from top edge to just above peak of house to left of lighthouse, measuring roughly 12 inches, with some strokes of inpaint. Possible varnish bloom in three areas; at top of lighthouse, at bottom right of lighthouse and in rocks beneath and to the right of lighthouse, the largest measuring approximately 2 x 2 inches. Selectively removed varnish. Not examined out of frame.
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