Description

    PETER FREDERICK ROTHERMEL (American, 1817-1895)
    Venezia, 1863
    Oil on canvas
    11 x 19 inches (27.9 x 48.3 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: PF ROTHERMEL/ 1863

    EXHIBITED:
    Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1863;
    National Collection Fine Arts, Washington, 1975 (label verso);
    Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, 1978;
    Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1982.


    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

    Condition Report*:

    Original canvas, stretcher and frame.  Surface grime, thick, old varnish, minor craquelure throughout, approximately 1/2 x 2 inch area of inpainting in the trees above the figures in the right quadrant, otherwise condition commensurate with age.

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