05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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French School, 19th Century Seated Woman Making Lace

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

Description:

French School, 19th Century

Seated Woman Making Lace
Unsigned, Parisian preparatory stencil on the reverse, portrait sketches in water
color and pencil on the reverse.
Oil on board, 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (34.9 x 27.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, losses to corners, frame abrasions, surface grime.

Provenance: A Massachusetts estate.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

There are two pencil and watercolor sketches of men's heads on the reverse, one more fully realized than the other. Artist's board with a stencil from G. Sennelier,Paris, on the reverse.

Keywords

French School, Massachusetts, Paris