Robert Hopkin [american 1832-1909], Oil/Canvas
ROBERT HOPKIN [AMERICAN 1832-1909], OIL ON CANVAS, 19" X 35", SHIP AT SEA:Signed lower right. Framed under glass in a gilt frame. 19 1/2" x 35 1/2".
Chipping to frame. (Nice looking. UV clean; heavy impasto; has craquelure with instability developing; very minor chipping of the paint [pinhead size nicks] especially in the lower half of the painting; not lined or patched; coarse canvas used; original stretchers and period or original gilt frame with much patina wear, also chips and cracks; paint not sticking to the glass. Rf, 7-19-2012, 5:20 PM