11-14-2012 11-15-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2620M Marlborough
November 14, 2012 02:00 PMCalender

Luigi Paolillo (Italian, 1864-1934) Galleon at Sea.

Auction: Discovery - 2620M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 14, 2012 2:00PM


Luigi Paolillo (Italian, 1864-1934)

Galleon at Sea.
Signed "L. Paolillo-" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 36 in., framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, craquelure, mild surface grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

Retouch primarily to the sky as follows: to left of sails, 2 dots diameters 1 inch and 3/4 inch corresponding to patch on reverse; another spot to right of sails measuring 2 x 3/16 inch corresponding to a patch on the reverse; retouch to area at top of mast within and to the left of the lines; in sky to left of the front mast an area of retouch measuring 2 3/4 x 1 inch overall; also at upper center a spot with a 1 inch diameter and at the very top center edge an area measuring 1/4 inch x 3 inches across; at lower left edge a spot measuring 1 x 1 inch. Fine stable craquelure.


Luigi Paolillo