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Continental School, 17th Century Style View of Shepherds in a Classical Landscape

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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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 Style

View of Shepherds in a Classical Landscape
Unsigned.
Oil on paper, 23 x 32 1/2 in. (58.4 x 82.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, tears, rippling, mounted to canvas, craquelure.

Provenance: The collection of Louis D. "Bud" Root (1922-2009), Southampton, New York.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Several tears or hard creases to sky with the longest approx. 7 in. length through the mountain ridge; scattered retouch to sky area with the greatest concentration to the u.l. quadrant and the largest single area of retouch measuring approx. 2 x 2 in. at center; retouch to l.r. quadrant measuring approx. 2 1/2 x 5 in.; mounted to burlap (not canvas); rippling primarily to l.l. corner; surface grime to l.l. corner measuring approx. 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.; may benefit from a gentle cleaning; no additional condition issues to report.

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Continental School, Southampton

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