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School of Michele Marieschi (Italian, 1696-1743) The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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

Description:

School of Michele Marieschi (Italian, 1696-1743)

The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 37 1/2 in. (61.0 x 95.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, abrasions, craquelure, retouch, losses, surface grime.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Abrasions (scratch marks) right side, center, in an overall area measuring 9 1/2 x 11 inches, and within that, paint losses, exposed original canvas, and losses extending all the way to the lining in an area measuring 2-1/4 x 2 inches. Largest paint loss is 1/4 inch. Other abrasions to the left side, center, including a few scratches of the facade of St. Mark's. Minor retouch, including an area u.l. (1-1/4 in.) located to the left of the tower, and a line (1 inch long) at the prow of the vessel in the lower center. Small area of lightly brushed retouch to right center edge. Craquelure most pronounced along the lower edge, concentrated along the lower right. Areas of thin pigment.

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School of Michele Marieschi, Michele Marieschi

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