Oscar E. Berninghaus

1874-1952, Taos, NM

"Saddling Up"

Oil on canvas board
Signed lower left: O. E. Berninghaus, titled by gallery letter
9" H x 13" W

  • Provenance: Settlers West Galleries, Inc., Tucson, AZ
    Mr. James S. Fowler, acquired from the above, July 1, 1981
    The May Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
    Private Collection Palm Springs, CA, acquired from the above, October 25, 1986
  • Exhibited: Palm Springs, CA, Palm Springs Art Museum, "Treasures of the West," 2007
    Palm Springs, CA, Palm Springs Art Museum, "A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West," September 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015
  • Notes: A letter of provenance accompanies this lot from Settlers West Galleries, Inc., signed by Stuart Johnson, dated February 25, 1985, stating that he took the present work to be cleaned and the restorer removed part of the siganture.
    A sales receipt from The May Gallery accompanies this lot.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. A .5" furrow in the paint upper edge right. Minor surface dirt throughout.

    Blacklight: The signature enhancement fluoresces.

    Frame: 17" H x 21" W x 2" D

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