The American and Canadian Salon

March 2025, 2021
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LOT 209

Lot 209


Lot 209 Details
ERNEST BRUCE NELSON (1888-1952), American


oil on board; signed "E.B. Nelson" lower left, signed, titled, and dated August 1911 in pencil verso
8.25 ins x 10 ins; 21 cms x 25.4 cms

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $5,100
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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  • ERNEST BRUCE NELSON (1888-1952)
  • ERNEST BRUCE NELSON (1888-1952)

The Estate of Dr. Sean Murphy, Montreal by descent from his mother, Canadian artist, Cecil Tremayne Buller and his father, John J. A. Murphy, printmaker in New York


Nelson's works were exhibited at the Stendahl & Merick Reynolds Galleries, Woodstock, NY, 1911. He is said to have painted murals in the home of James Fennimore Cooper.


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LOT 209

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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