DescriptionWILLIAM KEITH (American, 1839-1911)
Cottage in a Sunlit Clearing
Oil on canvas
25 x 30 inches (63.5 x 76.2 cm)
Signed and inscribed lower right: W. Keith SF
This lot includes: a photograph of William Keith signed by San Francisco portrait photographer to the celebrities in the late 19th/early 20th century, Arnold Genthe, and signed by Keith For Mrs. J Judge Finn From Wm. Keith 1900 and William Keith's Pallette and paint brush willed to Laura B. Roe Storey with a letter dated Dec. 29, 1911 verso written to Ms. Roe Storey from Mary Keith.
Original canvas. Difficult to read under UV light due to Keith's glazes and varnish layer. No evidence of inpaint under UV light. Light craquelure in the upper left quadrant. There is evidence of shrinking in the glaze however it is very faint and only noticeable under strong raking light (does not Affect the aesthetic qualities of the work). No apparent major condition issues to note.
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