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    Description

    Louis Aston Knight (American, 1873-1948)
    Midsummer
    Oil on canvas
    25-3/4 x 36-1/2 inches (65.4 x 92.7 cm)
    Signed and inscribed lower left: Aston Knight / Paris

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, Dublin, Ireland;
    Thence by descent to the present owner, San Diego, California, 2011.




    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. A small hole with a small concentric circle of loss surrounding it. Yellowing to the varnish layer. Some minor scuffing at right edge. Finely patterned craquelure. This work is offered unframed.
    Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Finely applied retouching at upper edge, likely to address prior frame abrasion.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2021
    3rd Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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