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    John E. Costigan (American, 1888-1972)
    Bathers
    Oil on canvas
    44 x 41 inches (111.8 x 104.1 cm)
    Signed lower left: JE Costigan

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    [With]Grand Central Art Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above;
    By descent to the present owner.

    EXHIBITED:
    Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, "Painting in The United States," October 14-December 12, 1943;
    Babcock Galleries, New York, n.d.


    Condition Report*: Original canvas. Surface cracking most noticeable in the upper third of the work, with corresponding specks of loss along the right margin and to the left of the standing mother and child. There appears to be several spots of inpaint corresponding the surface cracks to the upper third of the work.
    Framed Dimensions 51.75 X 48.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    7th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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