Concept Gallery
Live Auction

The Estate of Louis J. Talotta

Sat, Nov 5, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 186

19th Century School oil Playing Dice Game Among the Ruins

Estimate: $500 - $900

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19th Century Continental School, Playing Dice Game Among the Ruins, 25 x 29.5 inches, 3 Men dressed in Costumes of Antiquity play a dice game amidst extensive Ruins resembling the Roman Forum. Framed with a flat panel frame measuring 31.5 x 36.5 inches, Provenance: There is an early label on the back of the frame: Adolph Newman & Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery. Est.1865 by George and Adolph Newman at 806 Market Street. Gallery was forced to move in 1893, and the brothers dissolved the partnership; George opened a gallery at 1622 Chestnut Street and Adolph opened the Adolph Newman and Son Gallery at 704 Chestnut Street with his son Walter. Adolph and Walter B. Newman were forced to move again in 1918-1732 Chestnut Street. In 1920 Adolph retired and left the gallery to his son and to his grandson Walter Andrew Newman. The depression necessitated the move in 1935 to a location at 1625 Walnut Street.


in generally good condition apart from a network of concentric crazing throughout. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: .
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