Lot 1: CHILDE HASSAM | Old Lace (Cortissoz/Clayton 56)
- Consignment Designation: Property of Wilkes University, Sold to Establish an Art Endowment
- Artist Dates: 1859 - 1935
- Dimensions: plate: 175 by 175 mm 6 7/8 by 6 7/8 in
- Dimensions Alt: framed: 584 by 489 mm 23 by 19 1/4 in
- Catalog Note: This is a view of the bridge and Cos Cob inlet at low tide. The title is a reference to the delicate pattern and tracery of the bridge design.
- Condition: The print is in generally good condition. A 1 inch repaired tear in the margin at lower center, reinforced by tape on the verso. Some surface dirt. A small semi-circular stain in the margin at upper center. Sheet appears faintly toned. A minuscule fox mark at lower right corner. The verso with the aforementioned repaired tear and some slight surface soiling.
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