Lot 31: LILLIAN GENTH, (AMERICAN 1876-1953), "THE DESERT GAME"
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"THE DESERT GAME"
Signed ''L Genth'' bottom right; also inscribed with artist and title on stretcher verso, oil on canvas
18 x 23 in. (45.7 x 58.4cm)
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, New York.
Sotheby''s, New York, sale of June 15, 1979.
Frame: 23 1/4 x 28 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.
With traces of surface soiling and debris variously. Wear at the extreme edges of the canvas, consistent with contact with the frame. This includes a few areas of minor paint loss, for example at the upper left corner and at the center of the top horizontal edge. With cracquelure present in a few places variously, for example in the faces of the standing figure, the seated figure at left and the seated figure at right with the red hat. as well as in the background at left and in the sky. Otherwise, generally in good condition.
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