Mary Curtis Richardson (American, 1848-1931)
    The Sands of Life
    Oil on canvasboard
    11-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches (29.2 x 24.8 cm)
    Signed lower right: Mary Curtis Richardson
    Signed, titled, and inscribed on paper attached the reverse: "The Sands of Life" / or "The Hour Glass" / To Phillip and Harriet / with love from / Mary Curtis Richardson

    The artist;
    Phillip and Harriet (last name unknown), gift from the above;
    [With]Vickery, Atkins, & Torrey, San Francisco, California;
    Sale: Adam A. Weschler & Son, Washington D.C., September 27-30, 1973;
    Private collection, Parkville, Maryland.

    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be light overall surface grime; under UV exam, there appears to be possible inpainting in upper corners; a quarter sized spot of pigment to the left of figure's face that fluoresces. Framed Dimensions 13.75 X 12 Inches

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    May, 2016
    7th Saturday
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