Revere Auctions
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2nd Annual Minnesota Art and History

Wed, May 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 406

2 Sketches by Cameron Booth

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Cameron Booth (American, 1892-1980). Group of two ink drawings. One ink on paper drawing depicting a sailboat in a harbor; initialed and dated 1943 along the lower right. One ink on paper drawing affixed to a board titled "Moraine" depicting a landscape. Initialed and dated 1968 along the lower left of the sheet and signed along the lower right; inscribed "2/15 68" along the lower right of the sheet; further signed, titled, dated, and inscribed "Dakota County" along the verso of the board.

Provenance: From the artist to Glenn Hermann, Minnesota.
Glenn was Cameron Booth's paperboy in Minneapolis from approximately 1960-1963, and was given these sketches as a gift.

CB 43; height: 9 in x width: 12 in. CB 68; paper; height: 8 in x width: 12 in. Board; height: 11 in x width: 14 in.


The sketch pictured top has no rips, losses, or restorations. The sheet is toned. There is soiling throughout located primarily along the edges; water exposure along the top and bottom right edges. The verso has areas of discoloration along the edges. Evidence of tape along with residual adhesive and tape remnants along the left and right middle edges. A few light creases throughout. Slight undulation to the sheet. The sketch pictured along the bottom has no visible tears, major losses, or restorations. The sheet is toned. The board it is affixed to has a large area of dark discoloration that extends upwards from the bottom edge and onto the sheet. Light soiling throughout. The sketch is affixed to the board with two pieces of tape along the upper right and left corners. Small losses to the right edge of the paper where it was ripped from a spiral bound notebook. Along the verso of the board there are 18 lines along the edges of impressions and discoloration from a previous framing.

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