Dutch School, 19th Century
An Extensive View of Delft
Oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 26 5/8 in. (51.1 x 67.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Provenance: Christie's Amsterdam, Pictures, Watercolours and Drawings Including Copies after Old Master Pictures, September 5, 2000, Sale 2469, Lot 658.
The craquelure is most prominent in the sky, although it does extend throughout the composition. Scattered dots of retouch in the center of the composition in an overall area measuring 3 x 3 inches.