French School, 19th Century
Rape of the Sabine Women
Oil on copper, 20 3/16 x 26 in. (51.3 x 66.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, varnish inconsistencies.
Extensive retouch as follows: u.r. quadrant with a t-shaped stripe 6 in. long and 2 in. across, and a vertical stripe 2 in. long ; u. c. area with 2 vertical stripes 4 in. and 2 in. in length; u.l. quadrant with 3 vertical stripes approximately 6 inches long. Scattered retouch on all the figures, particularly on areas of exposed flesh on arms and legs, especially on the woman l.l. with her arms extended and on the woman l.r. with one arm extended. A spot of retouch on the horse's rump measuring 1 in. diameter.