Claude Buck (American, 1890-1974)
Venus Admiring Beauty; Oil on board (framed); Signed; 20" x 15 7/8"; Provenance: Robert Bijou Fine Arts, Santa Barbara; The Adriana Williams Collection
Sale Price: $1,875
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
The works of art is in very good condition. Paint and support are stable. Signed lower left recto. Varnish is purposefully and unevenly applied around the central figure and rock area. Landscape in background is more matte in finish. Artist's notations on materials and colors on verso. Very minor cracks in the foreground which appear to be original to the application of the paint. No losses are evident. Painting does not fluoresce under blacklight.