Edmund C. Coates (New York/New England, 1816-1871)
Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing
Signed and dated "E.C. Coates/1862" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 36 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, possible repaired tear, very uneven varnish layer.
Evidence of cleaning in the light areas such as sails, buildings, water and some very dark areas such as stern of the boat and shadow areas. This all shows a very uneven varnish layer when viewed with the UV light.
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