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    WILLIAM BRADFORD (American, 1823-1892)
    View of Northern Head at Sunrise in the Bay of Fundy, 1862
    Oil on canvas
    23 x 34-1/2 inches (58.4 x 87.6 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Wm Bradford / 1862

    Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts;
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York (labels verso).

    More information about WILLIAM BRADFORD, also known as Bradford, William, William Bradford.

    Condition Report*: Glue-lined canvas; under UV exam, appears to be scattered in-painting, including a 3-inch line at right extreme top edge, minor dots throughout sky, an approx. 2x4-inch area of in-painting at center far left, multiple spots and a 3-inch line in water, in-painting along extreme bottom edge with a horizontal line of in-painting that runs from lower extreme left to extreme right edge, as well as a 3-inch line in sand below rocks at right and two dime-size spots in lower right corner. Framed Dimensions 34 X 45.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    11th Saturday
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