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The December 2023 Auctions: Day Two

Fri, Dec 15, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 1293

William E. Wright (American (MI)) 19th C. Oil on Canvas Ca. 1889, "Startled Mallard", H 25" W 30"

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Signed lower left "W. E. Wright". William E. Wright was a Michigan artist and art school proprietor, who lived and worked in Grand Rapids and Bay City, MI. The date of this work indicates that it was painted during the time he lived in Bay City, MI. Provenance: Collection of Edward and Margaret Rofe, Bloomfield Hills, MI. By descent to consignor.


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