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Lot 135: Detlef Sammann (1857-1938 Los Angeles, CA)
October 25, 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''The Scout'', Indian resting on a coastal cypress, signed and dated lower right: Detlef Sammann / 1910, oil on canvas laid to panel, 28.5'' H x 88'' W, est: $8000/12,000. Exhibited: Blanchard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 1910; The Doheny Mansion, Los Angeles, CA.
Condition Report: Visual: Lacking tacking edges. The canvas edge with scattered wear and losses. Blacklight: Scattered spots and areas of touch-up along the four edges, many to address repaired nail holes. Touch-up down the entire left side, 1'' from the edge. A 5.5'' x 12'' scattered area of touch-up lower right. A quarter-sized spot of touch-up upper center. Other possible areas of touch-up scattered throughout. Difficult to read under uneven varnish.
Provenance: The artist; commissioned by Edward L. Doheny, March 1910
Dimensions: 28.5'' H x 88'' W
Artist or Maker: Detlef Sammann (1857-1938 Los Angeles, CA)
Exhibited: Blanchard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 1910; The Doheny Mansion, Los Angeles, CA
Medium: oil on canvas laid to panel