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    A SCOTTISH FOUR-PANEL OAK AND OIL ON CANVAS SCREEN
    The paintings by Paul Frenzeny (French, circa 1840-1902), circa 1890
    Marks: signed lower right each panel P FRENZENY
    82-1/2 x 116 inches (209.6 x 294.6 cm)


    The hinged four-panel screen with fretted oak framework, the bottom of each panel with carved and applied panel of a deer head and branches, each panel fitted with an oil on canvas painting of Highland stag hunting scenes, backed in red felt.

    Originally from France, Paul Frenzeny is best known for his illustration work featured in Harper's Weekly during the period of 1869 and 1878. Commissioned by Harper's in 1868 to travel across America, Frenzeny along with Jules Tavernier recorded the landscape and peoples of remote and relatively unexplored areas of the Western and Southwestern United States. Later published work for Harper's featured scenes of California, Nevada, and Central America. In 1894 Frenzeny provided a number of the original illustrations for the first edition publication of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.

    The panels on this screen relate to another set of four smaller panels dated 1891 and also mounted in an oak screen.


    Condition Report*: wear and losses to wood framework, losses to felt backing
    *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.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    26th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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