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    Gerard Curtis Delano (American, 1890-1972)
    Weighing His Options, May 4, 1964
    Oil on canvas
    31 x 23 inches (78.7 x 58.4 cm)
    Signed lower right: Delano
    Signed and inscribed on the reverse: May 4, 1964 / G.C. Delano /172 E. 75 Street / New York / NY
    Bears inscription on the stretcher: Hunter/Trader/Trapper [...]



    PROVENANCE:
    Cowan's Auctions, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, April 10, 2015, lot 216;
    Scottsdale Art Auction, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 2, 2016, lot 266;
    Private collection, Yukon, Oklahoma, acquired from the above.


    More information about Gerard Curtis Delano, also known as Delano, Gerard Curtis, .



    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Under UV exam, there appears to be inpaint throughout the sky; a 1 x 2 inch area of inpaint along the extreme left edge center; A 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch area of inpaint right of the figures head, on the log cabin; and a few spots of retouches in the figures pants. Scattered craquelure throughout. Stretcher bar lines visible.
    Framed Dimensions 35.5 X 27.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    5th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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