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Tue, May 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 178

Charles Partridge Adams Landscape Oil Painting

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

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Charles Partridge Adams (American, 1858-1942). Oil on canvas painting depicting a mountain landscape. Signed along the lower left.

Provenance: Cyrus Boutwell, Denver, Colorado; Private Minnesota Collection.

Adams moved from Massachusetts to Denver in 1876 at the age of 18. He worked with Helen Henderson Chain, a pupil of George Inness, who encouraged his talents. He painted throughout his life, primarily focused on mountainous landscapes he viewed in his travels in the Colorado Rockies, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, and British Columbia.

Unframed; height: 14 in x width: 20 in. Framed; height: 18 1/2 in x width: 24 1/2 in.


The item is in generally good condition with no visible tears, creases, or losses. The surface is stable, and the color is bold and bright. Throughout the recto, there are vertical lines of craquelure. to the lower right quadrant, there is a spiral crack. Along the lower margin, there is a stretcher bar mark. From the verso, the canvas is toned. Along the verso, there are several paint cracks seen throughout; please refer to the listing image. Wear to the frame.

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