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Sale IT202 Lot 16

GEORGE T. HERTZEL (AMERICAN, 1846-1912)
HORSESHOE CURVE PENNSYLVANIA, 1879
Oil on canvas laid down on board: 12 1/4 x 16 3/4 in., 15 1/2 x 20 in. (framed)
Framed; lower left signed and dated: Geo. T. Hertzel 1879

Note: Hertzel depicts here the famous Horseshoe curve, a feat of 19th Century engineering, cradled in the Allegheny Mountains. A larger version of this work is in the collection of The Carnegie Museum of Art.


Provenance: Richard Mellon Scaife, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, until 2014; His Estate until 2018; Freeman's 12/09/2018 lot 20 "Stone Bridge in an Extensive Landscape"; purchased at this sale; Private Collection

Estimate $1,500-3,000

Sold for $3,000.00


 
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