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French School, 19th Century Rape of the Sabine Women

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

French School, 19th Century

Rape of the Sabine Women
Unsigned.
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.

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