James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
James Bard (American, 1815-1897)

LOT 7

 James Bard (American, 1815-1897)
Towboat William Tittamer, 1864
Oil on canvas
30 x 50 inches
Signed and dated lower right: Painted by James Bard NY 1864

Estimate: $30,000-60,000

LOT SOLD: $35,000

Provenance:
Benjamin C. Kerry, Keyport, NJ;
C. K. Johnson, NY;
Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, NY;
New-York Historical Society, NY;
private collection, Cross River, NY;
Sotheby’s Important Americana Sale, October 22, 1995, New York, NY. Lot 00054.
Selling Price including BP: $25,300.

Literature:
Anthony J. Peluso, Jr., J. & J. Bard, Picture Painters. NY: Hudson
River Press, 1977, illus. p. 96; Richard Koke, Paintings from the
New-York Historical Society. NY: New-York Historical Society, 1982, vol. 1, p. 21

Condition: Craquelure has formed due to age. Under UV light – in-painting in various sections of sky and water (top left of painting, clouds surrounding W. Tittamer flag, large spot directly above boat). With the exception of a very small vertical section towards its back third, the boat itself, along with its flags, remains in great condition. Retains original pine stretcher, but has been relined.  (Please see photos taken under UV light)

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