May 12, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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John Emms

(British, 1843-1912)

Portrait of Four Retrievers and a Black Spaniel, signed lower right "JNO Emms/1897", oil on canvas, 35-1/4 x 49-1/4 in.; parcel gilt and painted wood frame, 40-3/4 x 55 in.

Note: The dogs are identified by frame plates from left to right, "Barton Mary. 96", Barton Azure. 95", Barton Sweep. 93", Queen/K.C.S.B. 38656", Barton Bess.94"

Provenance:The Estate of Elizabeth Dunn Clark, Springfield Farm, Middleburg, Virginia

Condition:

lined with wax and linen, restretched on new tension stretcher, crackle, some flattening of impasto, retouch at repair and other scattered retouch, stretcher marks; frame with abrasions

Estimate: $60,000 - $90,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$50,400
05/12/2018

 

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