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Lot 162: Attributed to George Loring, Oil, 27" x 47"- $4,000-6,000
Attributed to George Loring Brown (American, 1814 - 1889), "Sunset, Bay of Naples", 1877, oil on canvas, depicts distant view of Mount Vesuvius in background, bay at center with city of Naples to left and Virgil's Tomb ruins on right, condition consistent with age and use including craquelure, in-painting, and has been wax relined, sight size: 27" h. x 47" w. [PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bradford Galleries, Ltd., Estate Auctioneers & Appraisers, Sheffield, Massachusetts, c. 1991, and formerly the property of the Yankee Peddler Inn, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Additionally, stated in a 1981 appraisal to be by George Loring Brown. Also a photograph exists of what was likely the original inscription on the back of this work, visible before it was restored with a lining, reading "Sunset, Bay of Naples from Posilipo adjacent to Virgil's Tomb, painted by Geo. L. Brown 1877".] Winter Associates Monday, June 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm ANTIQUE ORIENTAL RUGS; ART; AMERICANA; VICTORIANA; NAUTICAL; JEWELRY; SILVER; TOYS; TAXIDERMY; ETC. PREVIEW HOURS: Sun., June 24th 2-4 pm; Mon., June 25th 3-6:15 pm; or by appointment. 860-793-0288 firstname.lastname@example.org www.auctionappraisers.com
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