Description

    Gerard Curtis Delano (American, 1890-1972)
    Colorado
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 36 inches (76.2 x 91.4 cm)
    Signed lower right: .Gerard Curtis Delano.
    Signed, titled, and inscribed verso: Colorado / painted especially for / Palmer Hoyt / by / Gerard Curtis Delano

    PROPERTY FROM A CORPORATE COLLECTION, FORT WORTH, TEXAS

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Palmer Hoyt, gift from the above;
    Hoyt Family Collection, by descent;
    Trailside Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming, circa 1980;
    Owings Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    R. Bowman, Walking with Beauty: The Art and Life of Gerard Curtis Delano, Denver, 1990, p. 65, illustrated.

    The present work was commissioned by Palmer Hoyt, famed American writer who was a regular contributor to pulp magazines such as Ace-High Magazine.




    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; there appears to be light frame wear including abrasions along top edge and a few flakes of loss at upper right edge; a few spots of craquelure with tiny flecks of loss; light overall surface grime with a few tiny possible accretions; under UV exam, there appears to be a few possible tiny spots of inpainting. Framed Dimensions 38.25 X 44.25 Inches

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    November, 2015
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