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Josif Josifovic Boksay (Ukrainian, 1891-1975) Village Life, Autumn

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Josif Josifovic Boksay (Ukrainian, 1891-1975)

Village Life, Autumn
Signed "Boksay" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 26 x 32 in. (66.0 x 81.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, pinholes around perimeter of canvas, frame abrasions, surface grime.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Framed dimensions: 30 1/2 x 36 1/2 in.

Craquelure primarily to the sky and to the lower corners. Canvas weave is somewhat large and open. There are two pin holes within the composition which may be intentional or may result from the open canvas weave. They are located center left in the ridgeline of the roof of the second house from the left, and center in the foliage to the left of the roof of the main house.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Canvas, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Pottery, Visual arts

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