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Norton Bush (1834-1894), Painting, "Donner Summit at Tunnel 6"

Framed oil on canvas “Donner Summit at Tunnel 6” by Norton Bush (American, 1834-1894). A snowy, winter view from Donner Summit at Tunnel 6 in the Sierra Nevada Mountains with Donner Lake in the distance. Signed and dated lower right, “N Bush 1885”. Frame bears label verso, “S.A.Perry & Co, 1025 Market St., San Francisco, Cal.”. Dimensions: Canvas: 20”h x 36”w; overall: 30”h x 35.5”w. Provenance: Frank B. McKebitt, Vacaville, CA circa 1885; Alexander McKebitt, Vacaville, CA; JoAnne Travers, Sutter Creek, CA. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $175.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.

Condition:

Very minor area of inpainting under UV examination (less than 3% of total surface), otherwise very good. Minor wear to frame.  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.

 

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$17,690
09/19/2019

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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, credit cards, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments.