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    JASPER FRANCIS CROPSEY (American, 1823-1900)
    In the Berkshires, 1880
    Oil on canvas
    10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: J.F. Cropsey

    "While the subject -- the title is given on the nameplate -- cannot be identified, two other paintings by Jasper F. Cropsey, Autumn, Bashbish Fall, by 1858, oil, unlocated, no. 1637, and Bashbish Falls, Berkshire County, by 1863, oil, unlocated, no. 1328, reveal that at some point in his career he was in the area" (Newington-Cropsey Foundation Object Research File).

    This painting is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Newington-Cropsey Foundation and will be included in the catalogue raisonné of Cropsey's works, to be published by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation.

    Dr. Carlton Palmer, Long Island, New York;
    Private collection, San Angelo, Texas;
    Estate of Mary Ellen Bunyard.

    Condition Report*: Conserved 1" hole in tallest tree in upper left quadrant; minor dots of in-painting in upper right corner and lower left corner; signature and date appear to have been partially reinforced; otherwise very good condition; frame dimensions:  14.25 x 12.5".
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    27th Thursday
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