01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

French School, 19th Century Rape of the Sabine Women

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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.


French School