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Continental School, 17th Century Portrait of a Man in a Ruff

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$79,625$65,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 17th Century

Portrait of a Man in a Ruff
Unsigned.
Oil on oval panel, 19 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. (48.5 x 36.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, abrasions, craquelure, surface grime, gentle bowing to panel.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Thin washes of retouch to right edge of liner measuring approx. 5 x 1/4 in. at extreme height and width, and to left edge of liner measuring approx. 4 x 1/4 in.; surface grime to sitter's cheek; varnish inconsistencies, fine craquelure to varnish and paint layers; would benefit from a gentle cleaning; no additional condition issues to report.

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