02-03-2012 02-04-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2581B Boston
February 3, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Willy Hanft (German, 1888-1987) Still Life with Fruit and Wine

$1,896$1,600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2581B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Willy Hanft (German, 1888-1987)

Still Life with Fruit and Wine
Signed and inscribed "Willy Hanft/Düsseldorf" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 19 x 16 in. (48.3 x 40.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered retouch, small paint loss l.c., craquelure, canvas trimmed and mounted to canvasboard.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Vertical striations visible under U.V. light are varnish inconsistencies rather than retouch or damage. There is prominent but stable craquelure in several areas, including in the center to the grapes and apple, and to the right of the wine glass. Small paint loss, center, on the silver tray, measuring 3/16 inch long.