05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Giulio Rosati (Italian, 1858-1917) Arab Horseman Pausing to Quench His Thirst

$8,888$7,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Giulio Rosati (Italian, 1858-1917)

Arab Horseman Pausing to Quench His Thirst
Signed "G. Rosati" l.r.
Watercolor on paper, 21 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. (53.8 x 36.1 cm), unframed.
Condition: Minor paint losses, small crease to u.l. corner, accretions, soiling.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Small abrasion with paint loss (1/16 in.) l.c. in horse's front left foot. Small accretion (1/16 in.) in left heel of boy in the front. Scattered foxing to the sky. Soiling to edges most pronounced in sky along upper left edge. Crease to u.l. corner measuring 3/8 inch, with area of paint loss measuring 1/4 inch. Gentle crease to u.r. corner (2-1/2 in.) which does not appear to break the paper surface. Drips to sky u.l. quadrant. Reverse with glue spots all along perimeter from prior mounting, and foxing and toning to the reverse.

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Giulio Rosati