09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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Gaston Bussière (French, 1862-1929) Wood Nymph Among Irises

$5,513$4,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Gaston Bussière (French, 1862-1929)

Wood Nymph Among Irises
Signed and dated "Gaston Bussière/1911" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 24 1/8 x 19 3/4 in. (61.3 x 50.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered minor paint losses, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Retouch over paint losses to l.r. quadrant, with largest area of loss measuring 1 inch square overall. Possible old retouch to face and neck of the figure. Stable craquelure, varnish inconsistencies.