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    Olaf Carl Seltzer (American, 1877-1957)
    Horse Thieves
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 30 inches (50.8 x 76.2 cm)
    Signed lower left: O.C. Seltzer


    Property from a Palm Beach Estate

    PROVENANCE:
    The Alley Gallery, Houston, Texas;
    Christie's, New York, December 4, 1994, lot 77;
    Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, acquired from the above;
    Estate of the above.


    More information about Olaf Carl Seltzer, also known as Seltzer, Olaf Carl, Olaf Carl Seltzer.

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; there appear to be no major visible condition issues in raking light; under UV light, there is an approx. 2.5 inch thin horizontal repair lower center beneath central horse's hooves.
    Framed Dimensions 29 X 39 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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