05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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James Desvarreux-Larpenteur (American, 1847-1937) A Shepherd and His Flock Beneath Oak Trees

$1,778$1,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

James Desvarreux-Larpenteur (American, 1847-1937)

A Shepherd and His Flock Beneath Oak Trees
Signed "J. DESVARREUX." l.r.
Oil on canvas, 28 5/8 x 36 3/4 in. (73.0 x 93.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Small dent, about 1/4 inch, located in upper right quadrant between the branches of the oak tree, 6 inches down from the top and 12 1/2 inches in from the right side. Dent protrudes into the back of the canvas, but does not seem to break the canvas or show any significant paint loss in the front; heavy application of varnish; subtle varnish inconsistencies under UV; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

James Desvarreux-Larpenteur