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    Description

    John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872)
    Mount Washington, Cog Railway in Distance
    Oil on canvas
    14 x 12-1/4 inches (35.6 x 31.1 cm)

    PROVENANCE:
    Bonhams, New York, November 28, 2006, lot 13;
    Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York;
    Private collection, East Coast, acquired from the above.

    This painting is recorded in Dr. John Driscoll's record of authentic works by John Frederick Kensett under No. 102005.0040.


    Condition Report*: Lined canvas. Brown tape lines the tacking edge. Under UV exam, there appears to be a few areas of inpaint including: A thin vertical line of inpaint along the entire extreme left edge; A small 1/4 inch area of inpaint in the tree; Finely applied inpaint in previous craquelure lines in the upper right quadrant and along the riverbank. Scattered craquelure throughout. Faint stretcher bar lines visible.
    Framed Dimensions 21 X 19 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    5th Friday
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