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Charles E. Beckett (1814 - 1856)

Lot 1209: O/C Charles Beckett 'Wild River Bridge, ME,' 1880

Louis J. Dianni, LLC

August 8, 2015
Garrison, NY, US

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Description

Category: Paintings

Description: The bridge over the Wild River in Bethel, Maine has been captured in oil paints in this landscape by Charles Beckett. The mountainous terrain is awash in a pink hued light from a low hanging sun. A horse and wagon caravan approaches the mountain path from just over the bridge while a man walks near the foreground with a fishing rod over his shoulder.

Dimensions

H16.25'' W22.25'' D2.25''

Weight: 5

Artist or Maker

Maker/Artist: Charles Beckett

Size of Artwork: 13.25" x 18.25"

Medium

Oil Paint, Canvas

Date

1880

Condition Report

No damage or repairs noticed under black light.

Notes

Charles E. Beckett was born in 1814 in Portland, Maine where he spent most of his life doing oil paintings of the surrounding wildlife and environment. His work extended to detailed paintings of the White Mountains, New Hampshire.

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Payment

Accepted forms of payment: COD (cash on delivery), MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Payment Method & Buyer's Premium
Cash (at the auction only), Check (allow 2 wks clearance), Visa, Master Card or *Bank Wire Transfer. *Bank Wire incurs a $25.00 bank fee No merchandise to be released until payment fully clear. See below for methods of payment and what buyer's premium is applicable to each.
On-line bid, pay with USA credit card: 24.5%
On-line bid, pay with international credit card: 25.5%
On-line bid, pay by cash, check or bank wire: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by USA credit card: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by non-USA credit card: 22.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by cash, check, bank wire
Phone Bid - Pay by Cash, Check or Bank Wire 21.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by USA Visa or Master Card 24.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by non-USA Visa or Master Card 25.5%
*Live Bid @ auction includes bids executed by you, live in the audience or successful absentee bids that were submitted to our website, LouisJDianni (.com). It does not include phone bidders, or Absentee Bids left on bidding portals.

Buyer's Premium

29.5%

From: To: Increment:
$0 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000+ $10,000

Extended Bidding

5 minutes/bid

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On-line bid, pay with USA credit card: 24.5%
On-line bid, pay with international credit card: 25.5%
On-line bid, pay by cash, check or bank wire: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by USA credit card: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by non-USA credit card: 22.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by cash, check, bank wire
Phone Bid - Pay by Cash, Check or Bank Wire 21.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by USA Visa or Master Card 24.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by non-USA Visa or Master Card 25.5%
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BUYER'S PREMIUM

Buyer's Premium
Payment Methods: Cash (at the auction only), Check (allow 2 wks clearance), Visa, Master Card or *Bank Wire Transfer. *Bank Wire incurs a $25.00 bank fee No merchandise to be released until payment fully clear. See below for methods of payment and what buyer's premium is applicable to each.
Buyer's Premiums:
On-line bid, pay with USA credit card: 24.5%
On-line bid, pay with international credit card: 25.5%
On-line bid, pay by cash, check or bank wire: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by USA credit card: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by non-USA credit card: 22.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by cash, check, bank wire
Phone Bid - Pay by Cash, Check or Bank Wire 21.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by USA Visa or Master Card 24.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by non-USA Visa or Master Card 25.5%
*Live Bid @ auction includes bids executed by you, live in the audience or successful absentee bids that were submitted to our website, LouisJDianni (.com). It does not include phone bidders, or Absentee Bids left on bidding portals.

PAYMENT METHODS & BUYER'S PREMIUM

Payment Method & Buyer's Premium
Cash (at the auction only), Check (allow 2 wks clearance), Visa, Master Card or *Bank Wire Transfer. *Bank Wire incurs a $25.00 bank fee No merchandise to be released until payment fully clear. See below for methods of payment and what buyer's premium is applicable to each.
On-line bid, pay with USA credit card: 24.5%
On-line bid, pay with international credit card: 25.5%
On-line bid, pay by cash, check or bank wire: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by USA credit card: 21.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by non-USA credit card: 22.5%
*Live bid @ auction, pay by cash, check, bank wire
Phone Bid - Pay by Cash, Check or Bank Wire 21.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by USA Visa or Master Card 24.5%
Phone Bid - Pay by non-USA Visa or Master Card 25.5%
*Live Bid @ auction includes bids executed by you, live in the audience or successful absentee bids that were submitted to our website, LouisJDianni (.com). It does not include phone bidders, or Absentee Bids left on bidding portals.

8.375% Sales Tax

Buyer's are required to pay the Putnam County/New York State combined sales tax of 8.375% of the total price, including Buyer's Premium. The only exceptions are if a valid sales tax exemption certificate is supplied LJD prior to checkout or invoicing, OR if the item(s) are shipped by LJD to a state other than New York State. Please present at check-in, or include in your on-line registration your Resale Certificate details. LJD will not refund any sales tax once invoicing has been completed.

CONDITION REPORTS

Condition Reports - Detailed condition reports are not offered by the Auctioneer, LJD, the bidding portal, or the consignor. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. It is the responsibility of the bidder to examine lots in person, through an agent and/or by visiting and viewing the many photos available on LouisJDianni (.com) on each item being offered for sale. NOTE: No additional images to those already provided on our web site will be provided within one week of the auction start. Any condition report given, as a courtesy to a potential bidder, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. All counts, weights and measurements are approximate. The auctioneer shall bear no responsibility for any error or omission. It is incumbent upon the Buyer to satisfy his questions and concerns by inspecting in person, or through your agent.

CONTRACT

Registering to Bid denotes understanding and acceptance of the TERMS & CONDITIONS offered herein, constituting a legal and binding contract between you and Louis J. Dianni, LLC