oil on canvas
canvas: 10 by 16 inches (26.7 by 41.9 cm)
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signed J.F. Cropsey. and dated 1863 (lower left)
The canvas is lined with wax and tacked to what appear to be modern stretchers. There are frame abrasions along the extreme outer edges and surface cracking throughout the composition. Under UV: there appear to be minor small spots of inpaint in the sky at upper right and upper center as well pindots of inpaint in the house and trees in the middle ground. There appear to be additional scattered small spots of inpaint along the extreme outer edges and in the corners to address frame abrasions. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
New York, National Academy of Design, Thirty-Ninth Annual Exhibition, 1864, no. 219 (as The Homestead, Greenwood Lake)
"National Academy of Design - Thirty-Ninth Annual Exhibition," The New Path 2, May 25, 1864, p. 9 "National Academy of Design, Second Article," New York Evening Post, May 28, 1864, p. 1 "Town Gossip," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, June 11, 1864, p. 178 Kenneth W. Maddox and Anthony M. Speiser, Jasper Francis Cropsey: Catalogue Raisonn, Works in Oil 1864-1884, vol. I, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 2013, no. 751, pp. 385-86
Martin J. Cooley, by 1864 Private collection (sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 25, 1988, lot 18) Acquired by the present owner at the above sale