Live Auction

March 2024: Day Two

Fri, Mar 15, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1171

Constance Coleman Richardson (American, 1905-2002) Oil on Board, 1958, "Morning in Wild Country", H 18" W 32"

Estimate: $600 - $800

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Signed and dated in the lower left. Landscape painting of rugged terrain in the morning light. Mrs. Richardson studied art in New York and Pennsylvania. She later married the Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts in the 1930s. She used many techniques she had learned from the conservationists at the DIA in her own paintings. She has exhibited at numerous galleries and museums across the country from San Francisco to New York. Having a carved giltwood frame, H 25", W 39". Titled, dated and signed on the verso with a notation "Varnished and Waxed 1959". Provenance: Property of Prominent Collector, Birmingham, Michigan


Some spots of surface residue in the sky. Slight yellowing of the varnish. Overall the painting is in good condition and would benefit from a light cleaning. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Property of Prominent Collector, Birmingham, Michigan