(American/ Hungarian 1882-1931)
Shepherdess with Sheep in a Field
Oil on canvas.
20 1/8 x 13 7/8 inches Frame: 25 1/2 x 19 3/8 inches.
Signed lower right: J. Kleitsch
Provenance: This Joseph Kleitsch painting has been in the owners family for over a century. It was acquired by the owners great uncle Louis in the early1900s in Denver, Colorado (Kleitsch lived in Denver during this period and married his first wife, Emma, before moving to California.) The paintinghas since passed down the family line and hung in his grandparents and then parents home. It was passed to the current through descent, due to the care that was taken when moving it, the painting remains in good condition.
CONDITION: In overall good condition, the canvas is not relined, no visible repairs or areas of restoration. No abrasions or areas of paint loss.
Artist: Joseph Kleitsch
Auction Date: November 9, 2019
Sold for: $2,400