07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Vincenzo Giacomelli (Italian, 1841-1890) Family Awaiting the Sailor's Return

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Vincenzo Giacomelli (Italian, 1841-1890)

Family Awaiting the Sailor's Return
Signed "Giacomelli" l.l.
Oil on cradled panel, 16 x 22 1/4 in. (40.5 x 56.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Hairline crack to panel c.l. with minor paint loss, retouch, minor paint losses and abrasions.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

The crack appears to be along a joint in the panel, visible all the way across the reverse. On the front it measures about 8 inches, with paint loss along a section measuring about 3 1/4 inches and located to the far left. An underlying pencil (?) grid is faintly visible in the sky. Two small paint losses to l.r. quadrant.

Keywords

Vincenzo Giacomelli, Sailor