Steamboats on the river, ca.1853
Oil on canvas
22 x 29 inches
Signed at lower right : ‘A. Fuller and dated at lower left : ‘1853?’.
Marking type: White horizontal rectangular auction label with black printing and lot number handwritten in ballpoint pen.
Location: Verso stretcher.
Text: ‘AUCTION SEPTEMBER 26, 1985 / LOT # [underline] 72 [handwritten in blue ball point pen] / Barridoff GALLERIES [angled logo with Barridoff in script] / 242 MIDDLE STREET / AT 4 CITY CENTER / PORTLAND, MAINE 04101 / (207) 772-6011’.
Marking type: Gallery or art supply horizontal rectangular printed aged and torn label.
Location: Stretcher verso.
Text: ‘?DSPEN? [torn] & SHOP / Ashburg? [torn] / BOSTON’.
2019 David Smernoff, New Haven, CT ;
after 1985 Private collection of a dealer ;
1985 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1985 Barridoff Galleries, Portland, ME ;
before 1985 Private collection of [unknown]
Possibly Alfred Fuller [ 1817 -1893) who was a Boston Artist
Painting is also sold with Barridoffs catalog in 1985 the painting list estimated at $6000-$8000 it was sold for $7500