S. a. galton british 19th century oil painting hastings

Sep 05, 2020. 13:41 UTC
S. A. Galton  British 19th Century Oil Painting Hastings
Nathan
United States of America

Category
Paintings

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

35 1/4 x 25 1/2 Frame dimensions Estate of Nathan Buttgen

Provenance

It was a gift from a friend in Chapel Hill, NC

Answered within 2 days
Sep 07, 10:52 UTC
By Karine SH

Fair Market Value

$500 - $700 USD

Insurance Value

$1,200 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Nathan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

This oil painting on canvas appears to be by the 19th-century British artist called S. A. Galton. This is a view of Hastings, with lifeboats and figures on the beach. It is signed and dated "S. A. Galton, 95" (lower left) and inscribed "Hastings, S.A. Galton" on the stretcher. The dimensions with frame are 25 1/2 x 35 1/4 inches. There are some craquelure and small patches visible throughout the painting.

Sadly, his paintings have been selling below their presale estimates lately

The estimation highlighted in red above has been based on comparables offered and sold at auction in the last five years. The subject work’s size, the composition, condition (based on photographs and comments provided), as well as the artists’ current auction market were taken into consideration when determining the estimate. In many cases, pricing for similar items available on the primary (retail) market vary and are often higher than secondary (auction) market examples.

Best regards,

Karine

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