The American and Canadian Salon

March 20 — 25, 2021
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LOT 243

Lot 243

NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904)

NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904)
Lot 243 Details
NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904), American

STILL LIFE WITH BOOKS, 1890

oil on canvas, laid down on board; signed 'N.A. Brooks' and dated 1890 at N.Y. lower left
13.5 ins x 17.75 ins; 34.3 cms x 45.1 cms

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904)
  • NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904)
  • NICHOLAS ALDEN BROOKS (1840-1904)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

Note:

Nicholas Alden Brooks was a New York City artist who specialized in painting trompe l’oeil representations of paper currency. 'Still Life with Books' was painted in New York in 1890 with the same attention to detail as his trompe l’oeil depictions of American currency. Brooks also exhibited landscapes at the Brooklyn Art Association beginning in 1876.

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