Although the painting “View of Allegheny River” was estimated between 500 dollars to 1000 dollars, and there is paint loss and yellow varnish, the collectors showed great enthusiasm to the gem. The final price is $22,000 plus premium. This is possibly an auction record for the artist. The fact that such a record was obtained in an auction at Kentucky and outside the regional area shows a coming of age of the market for paintings from the Scalp Level school.
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