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Carl Oscar Borg (1879-1947) Painting, "The Painted Desert"

Framed Carl Oscar Borg (1879-1947) oil on gypsum board landscape painting, "The Painted Desert". Depicts figure on horseback and four seated figures overlooking an expansive desert landscape. Signed lower left. Handwritten on board verso, "The Painted Desert" and "To my friend N.J.Nelson / Carl Oscar Borg." Additional illegible handwritten notations below title. Borg was a Swedish seaman who immigrated to the United States and lived in California. Under the patronage of Mrs. Phoebe Hearst, he was able to travel to Europe for further training. He is known for his views of California and the Southwest.

Dimensions: 16"h x 20"w.

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Condition:

Very good. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$15,120
09/17/2022

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% when bidding through witherells.com.