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    JOHN GEORGE BROWN (American, 1831-1913)
    The Artist's Wife, 1895
    Oil on canvas
    21-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches (54.6 x 44.5 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: J.G. Brown N.A./ April 1895

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's, New York, Cecily Sale, May 28, 1979 (label verso);
    Alexander Gallery, New York (label verso).


    Condition Report*: Revarnished and wax re-lined canvas; minor abrasion to varnish layer in woman's black collar, upper left quadrant; under UV examination, scattered in-painting in background, notably to the right of sitter's head and neck, and along right edge; minor scattered in-painting in woman's face and bordering her left lace collar; frame dimensions: 29 x 25".
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    27th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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