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Lot 16

HARRISON BIRD BROWN OIL ON CANVAS, CROSSING THE SACO RIVER, CIRCA 1861. Painting depicts oxen pulled hay wagon crossing the Saco River in Maine with onlooking family in canoe with radiant landscape overlooking. Canvas 25”H x 42”W Frame 37.25”H x 54”W Condition: original canvas shows some light craquelure, back of canvas has foam core backing board attached to stretchers. No indication of repairs or in-painting under uv light. Period and likely original frame is in very good condition with minor abrasions.

(Estimate: $20,000-30,000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

HARRISON BIRD BROWN OIL ON CANVAS, CROSSING THE SACO RIVER, CIRCA 1861.  Painting depicts oxen pulled hay wagon crossing the Saco River in Maine with onlooking family in canoe with radiant landscape overlooking.
Canvas 25”H x 42”W Frame 37.25”H x 54”W Condition: original canvas shows some light craquelure, back of canvas has foam core backing board attached to stretchers. No indication of repairs or in-painting under uv light. Period and likely original frame is in very good condition with minor abrasions.

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