Lot 15: ATTRIBUTED TO SUSAN CATHARINE WATERS, (AMERICAN 1823-1900), TWO SQUIRRELS EATING STRAWBERRIES WATCHED BY A CAT
December 4, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
ATTRIBUTED TO SUSAN CATHARINE WATERS
TWO SQUIRRELS EATING STRAWBERRIES WATCHED BY A CAT
Oil on canvas
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6cm)
Private Collection, New Jersey.
Unlined, in generally fair to good overall condition, with most of the painting in unrestored original condition and with part of the painting having some restoration. There are three patches at lower center left with some associated retouch and restoration. The restoration to the painting is largely in parts of the left half of the canvas, and is found to parts of the squirrel at left, a slight amount of retouch to part of the tail of the squirrel at right, minor retouch at upper left corner, including to parts of cat, and an approx. 8 inch long vertical linear area of retouch within the outer left edge of canvas, in the lower left half of the painting.
Frame: 26 1/4 x 22 1/4 x 3 1/2
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