07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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French School, 19th Century Old Franciscan Monk

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

Description:

French School, 19th Century

Old Franciscan Monk
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas (unstretched), 23 x 29 in. (58.5 x 74.0 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Canvas with minimal tacking edges folded over cardboard support, punctures, paint losses, rippling, craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: From the chapel of Sainte Anne du Bocage, by gift to the current owner from Eglise de St. Pierre aux Liens, Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1969.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Faint outline sketch of a second portrait on the reverse. Canvas fragile and brittle.

Keywords

French School, Caraquet