Lot 727: James Carroll BeckwithPlatinum House
December 2, 2012
West Columbia, SC, USALive Auction
James Carroll Beckwith (New York, 1852-1917)
PORTRAIT OF YOUNG LADY WITH PRIZED TERRIER
oil on canvas, giltwood frame, signed: lower right
Provenance: Sarasota, Florida collection
Relined to new stretcher, scattered inpainting with minimal amounts on face and dog, large area of inpainting to lower right and to right of figure's head, inpainting around but not interferring with signature. Period frame with nicks and abrasions typical of age and materials.
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