05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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French School, 19th Century Peasants with Livestock Amidst Classical Ruins

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

French School, 19th Century

Peasants with Livestock Amidst Classical Ruins
Unsigned.
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.
Estimate $600-800

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.

Keywords

French School