French School, 19th Century
Peasants with Livestock Amidst Classical Ruins
Oil on canvas, 15 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (39.3 x 33.9 cm), framed in a liner.
Condition: Paint losses, abrasions, craquelure, discolored varnish, surface grime.
Canvas trimmed and lined. Paint losses c.r. in a L-shape measuring 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. A cluster of small paint losses u.c. an area measuring 2 1/2 x 2 inches overall. A loss measuring 1/2 x 3/16 inch l.c. Craquelure with tiny paint losses overall, more pronounced to l.r. quadrant between the two foreground figures and also to the left of the standing figure. Very discolored varnish that impedes legibility.