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    Description

    John George Brown (American, 1831-1913)
    Going to School, 1874
    Oil on panel
    9 x 6 inches (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: J.G. Brown / 1874

    PROVENANCE:
    MME Fine Art, LLC, New York, 2006;
    Private collection, New York.

    We are grateful to Martha Hoppin, author of The World of J.G. Brown, for her gracious assistance in cataloguing this painting. Dr. Hoppin points out that the present work is a study for (or after) Coming over the Hills, 1874, and features the same model as the one in The Picnic Basket, 1873.


    Condition Report*: Craquelure and minor frame wear; under UV light, there appears to be inpaint to address craquelure in sky and a few possible tiny touches in figure.
    Framed Dimensions 16.5 X 13.25 X 2.5 Inches
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    1st Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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