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Alfred August Glendening Thames Landscape Painting Dated 1887 and Titled Twice Verso

GLENDENING, Alfred Augustus Sr. or Jr. (British, circa 1840-1910 or 1861-1903 or 1907): "Richmond Hill from Twickenham on the Thames" or "Richie Scene on the Thames, Richmond Hill in Distance", oil on canvas, approx. 8 inches high x 15 inches wide (7.625 x 14.625 inches visible sight dimensions, 15.5 x 22.5 x 3 inches overall framed dimensions), monogrammed A.A.G. and dated 87.8 presumably for August, 1887 lower left, above title referencing Twickenham in pencil on stretchers, above title using Richie designation on original or period label in ink on backing label, St. Louis, MO, USA period or early framing label on backing. Period, likely original American installed acanthus gilt frame molding with gilt liners.

Provenance: Prominent New York estate including British, French and Russian Beaux Arts and Belle Epoch period holdings, name witheld by request.

Richmond Hill is a protected English historic London vista painted by Reynolds, Turner, et al.

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Individual items, collections and estates wanted for upcoming Tampa St. Petersburg, Lake Worth Palm Beach FL, Las Vegas NV and upstate NY appraisal, auction and estate sale events. Family-run 2nd generation firm since 1957.


Excellent estate discovery condition, the artwork still with antique papered edges when discovered in the home, the painting having been framed under since soiled glass which was only removed at the time of the settling of the estate, now without glass, exhibiting apparently untouched for over a century lustre and free of craquelure. Frame dusty especially along lower section with visible gesso losses to all sections.

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Alfred August Glendening Thames Landscape

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Apr 28, 2018