Lot 119: Oliver Kemp (1887-1934 Detroit, MI)
October 25, 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''In the Boom at Last'', loggers with pike poles, signed lower left: Oliver Kemp, titled on a partial gum label affixed verso, oil on canvas, 30'' H x 20'' W, est: $7000/9000.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure scattered throughout, concentrated mainly in the sky. Minor frame abrasion along the four edges. Blacklight: Five pea-sized spots of touch-up with corresponding patches verso and a dime-sized spot of touch-up with corresponding patch verso upper left. A 1'' line and a pea-sized spot of touch-up with corresponding patches verso right center. A 1.5'' line of touch-up with corresponding patch verso lower center. Touch-up along the entire upper edge and upper corners. Small spots of touch-up scattered throughout the sky.
Provenance: Private Collection, Arcadia, CA
Dimensions: 30'' H x 20'' W
Artist or Maker: Oliver Kemp (1887-1934 Detroit, MI)
Medium: oil on canvas