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Description: THOMAS HILL
American (1829-1908)
"Palm Valley," c. 1886-87
oil on paper laid down on museum board, signed lower left "T. Hill"
19 3/4 x 13 inches

Provenance: Estate of Otha Donner Wearin (1903-1990), US Congressman from Iowa;
Daughters of Otha Donner Wearin (by bequest); Adamson-Duvannes Galleries, Los Angeles, California; Braarud Fine Art, La Conner, Washington; Private Collection; Mercer Island, Washington; Private Collection, Seattle, Washington.



Literature: "Picturesque California," John Muir, ed. (New York and San Francisco, J. Dewing Company,1888.). vol. 1, opposite page 176, full page with cover tissue: Photogravure / Palm Valley/ (On the border of San Diego County) / From Painting by Thomas Hill. "Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914," Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Other Notes:
tags: works on paper, 19th century, Western, Hudson River School, Native American, California

  • Condition: Canvas: Not Applicable
    Condition: Very Good
    Restoration: Very Minor/Minor
    Frame: Period
    Comments:
    Very minor scattered restoration in the sky, small areas of foxing in the trees


    In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Shannon's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Frames on all paintings are sold "As Is". Frames may need some conservation.

    NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE

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April 29, 2021 6:00 PM EDT

Milford, CT, US

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