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Summer Selections: Fine & Decorative Arts

Wed, Jul 19, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 396

Leonard Reedy "Dodging the Sheriff" Watercolor

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Leonard Howard Reedy (American, 1899-1956). Watercolor on paper painting titled "Dodging the Sheriff" depicting a scene of a cowboy hiding behind rocks while Sheriffs race past. Signed along the lower left. With certificate of authenticity from Wally Findlay Galleries.

Provenance: Wally Findlay Galleries, Florida, October 21, 1977; Private collection, Minnesota.

Sight; height: 8 1/4 in x width: 11 in. Framed; height: 16 in x width: 19 in.


No visible tears, creases, or losses. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. The sheet is toned as shown in the listing image and has light undulation throughout the recto. There is foxing visible throughout. Throughout the recto, there are original pencil marks visible, particularly along the upper margin. To the upper left quadrant, there is a horizontal line that the underlying sheet is visible; however, it does not appear to be damaged but original. To the lower right quadrant, there is a tide line, possibly liquid damage; please see the listing image. Not inspected out of frame; framed under plexiglass. Wear to the frame. The verso could not be inspected.

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