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Lot 0011
Artist: Hetzel, George (American 1826-1899)
Title: Farm with Grazing Cattle on the Conemaugh
Date: 1879
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 29.5 x 49.5 inches
Description: illustrated in George Hetzel and the Scalp Level tradition by Paul A. Chew no. # 28 in color page 147. Paul Chew writes " This painting is extraordinary and quite interesting, because of the spatial quality. Hetzel depicted many dark, dense forest interiors with small amounts of sky, but this scene is wide open. Soft, roiling hills and still waters provide a direct and unspoiled view of nature."
Signature: signed and dated lower right Geo. Hetzel. 1879
Provenance: Nancy M. and Frederick A. Hetzel Collection
Frame Type: A period arts and crafts frame with applied molded corners
Frame Size: 38 x 58 inches

Condition

in good condition apart from crazing throughout a recent professional relining, and several areas of inpainting in the sky and more sporadic inpainting in the landscape,

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11: George Hetzel painting Farm with Grazing Cattle

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000Oct 4, 2008
Pittsburgh, PA, USA