Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880) Sketch of the Lago di Nemi

Starting: $100,000

Sketch of the Lago di Nemi
Signed and dated “S. R. Gifford/18[57?]” l.r.
Oil on canvas, 13 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (34.5 x 52.2 cm), framed (in a liner, under glass).
Condition: Surface grime, varnish discoloration and varnish inconsistencies in the sky, very minor craquelure in the sun, a tiny spot of craquelure with lifting in the left edge of the tree at center, a cluster of small paint losses to the right of the tree in the center.

Provenance: Arthur Dennis Veasey (d. 1927), Haverhill, Massachusetts, mill owner, Groveland, Massachusetts; by family descent to the current private collection.

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