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Carnig Eksergian (Turkish/American, 1855-1931) Standing Nude with a Blue Bird

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
432
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Carnig Eksergian (Turkish/American, 1855-1931)

Standing Nude with a Blue Bird
Signed "C. Eksergian" c.r., with a partial paper label inscribed "Mr. C.
Eksergian" affixed to the tacking edge on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 41 x 27 in. (104.0 x 68.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, craquelure, minor paint losses, surface accretions and grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

With a label from Bigelow & Jordan, Boston, Massachusetts, affixed to the back of the frame. The artist's signature runs vertically along the right edge, 14 inches up from the l.r. corner. Scattered dashes and strokes of retouch throughout the background. There are areas of cupping with minor flaking within the background and also between the figure's knees. Varnish inconsistencies. Scattered drips and accretions. The work would benefit from cleaning.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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