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    William Rickaby Miller (American, 1818-1893)
    Homeward Bound, 1890
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 24 inches (40.6 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed, dated, and indistinctly inscribed lower right: W.R. Miller 1890 / [...]

    Christie's East, New York, October 1, 1998, lot 8;
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above;
    By descent to the present owner.

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Original canvas. Under UV exam there does appear to be inpaint including: Fine spots of scattered inpaint throughout the sky including a 12 inch line along the top stretcher and a 3 1/2 inch vertical line along the right edge; Scattered touches of inpaint in the path in front of the wagon; A few small touches of inpaint below the trees in the lower left corner; Spots of inpaint near the signature including a 4 inch horizontal that stretches from the right edge and extends into the path. Stretcher bar lines visible in raking light. Fine craquelure, noticeable in the sky.
    Framed Dimensions 20.5 X 28.5 Inches
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