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Robert Scott Duncanson (1821 - 1872)

Lot 473: Robert Scott Duncanson painting (Ohio, 1821-1872),

Brunk Auctions

July 14, 2007
Asheville, NC, US

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Robert Scott Duncanson painting (Ohio, 1821-1872), Native American Indians hunting in a woodland, signed lower right "R.S. Duncanson 1846", oil on canvas, 12-7/8 x 18-1/2 in.; modern stained wood frame. Original stretcher and tacking edge, cleaned and revarnished early 1970s, area of overcleaning at distant pair of Indians, crackle, cupping, cleavage, flaking at edges and lower right, retouch at edge of trees right, bottom right, left edges and top left, deteriorating tacking edge. Provenance: Purchased at a flea market in Wilmington, North Carolina area by Margaret Carmichael in 1957 for the frame. She was about to discard the painting when the consignor, then 17 years old, asked if he could have the painting; Private Collection, Oriental, North Carolina.

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