September 16, 2017 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Jane Peterson*

(American/Italy/France, 1876-1965)

Fishing Boats, Gloucester, Massachusetts, signed lower right "Jane Peterson", oil on canvas, 30 x 40-1/8 in.; modern gilt wood frame

Notes: J. Jonathon Joseph, designer, author and former owner of the painting, was co-curator for Jane Peterson: An Impression, Hickory Museum Art, North Carolina, 1987. The lot is accompanied by copies of the original receipt from Pierce Galleries and the R.H. Love conservation receipt.

Provenance:Estate of Jane Peterson; J. Jonathon Joseph, Boston/Gloucester, Massachusetts; Pierce Galleries, Inc, Hingham Massachusetts, 1980; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Tooley, Brevard, North Carolina


lined with clear lining, restretched with tension bar stretcher, minimal retouch, primarily at scattered points on boats in foreground, conservation label for Barry R. Bauman, director and conservator, The Chicago Conservation Center, dated August 1993 with a receipt from R.H. Love Galleries for restoration of the same date; frame with abrasions

Estimate: $120,000 - $180,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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