Lot 125: EUGENE EDWARD SPEICHER | Tulips and Spirea
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas, canvas is not lined. Canvas is backed under the stretcher by a piece of brown paper, probably original to the work. Surface: In good condition. Colors are bright. UNDER UV: A few scattered lines of inpainting above the signature and has been selectively cleaned in the lighter areas with the background left under the varnish.
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Charles Williams, Cincinnati (and sold: Doyle, New York, May 22, 2007, lot 1276A)
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Dimensions: 22 3/8 by 17 1/4 inches
Exhibited: New Paltz, State University of New York, Samuel Dorsky Museum, Along His Own Lines: A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher, 2014, plate 25, illustrated
Literature: Eugene E. Speicher, Eugene E. Speicher, New York, 1945, n.p., illustrated
Medium: oil on canvas