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Lot 68085
Ben Austrian (American, 1870-1921)
Mother Hen and Chicks, 1907
Oil on canvas
15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Ben Austrian / 1907

Southwest Gallery, Dallas;
Private collection, Texas.

Alternate Artist Spellings: "Austrian, Ben"


Unlined canvas; minor faint craquelure and areas where pigment appears thin; two abrasions to the right of hen's head; under UV light, there appears to be a 1 inch vertical line to the right of hen's face that fluoresces as well as a couple spots near by that fluoresce similarly; inpaint to background and hen's feathers; in outline of feet of chick on top of hen; small touches in foreground.  Framed Dimensions 23 X 28 Inches

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68085: Ben Austrian (American, 1870-1921) Mother Hen an

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000May 4, 2018
Dallas, TX, USA