Sunday, June 26, 2022
LOT #63

Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1978) Oil on Canvas

Undated, signed en verso, a gold-tone wood frame

Estimate: $100 - $300

Hammer Price: $1,600

Provenance: The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1965-2000

Dimensions: Height: 46 3/4 inches, Width: 27 inches (stretcher); Frame Height: 54 inches, Frame Width: 33 1/2 inches

Condition: Fair, craquelure overall; damage to paint surface above center right edge, possible hole repaired verso; paint losses overall; varnish flow upper right quadrant; canvas slack and loosely tacked to stretcher; appears painted over an earlier, wider work which had been rolled, leaving horizontal creases that persist; light to moderate dirt accumulation; moderate wear to frame

Disclaimers: not examined out of the frame; please note: this lot came from a house that had been closed for some time and a musty odor may be present

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Sales Tax: California (7.250%), Florida (6.000%), Georgia (8.500%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), New Mexico (5.125%), New York (8.875%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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