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School of Jacob De Witt (Dutch, 1695-1754) Pair of Drawings: Putti at Play

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM


School of Jacob De Witt (Dutch, 1695-1754)

Pair of Drawings: Putti at Play
Ink highlighted with whiting on laid paper, image sizes to 6 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. (16.5 x 21.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle staining, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: Sothebys.com, October 9, 2001.
Estimate $400-600

Both works mounted to a grey laid paper (which has been cut with a window verso); Composition with fasces with toning, gentle mat burn, restored paper losses to u.l. corner (largest area measuring approx. 1/4 x 1/4 in.) and u.r. corner; grey sheet tape hinged to backing mat; restored tear along right edge of sheet measuring approx. 1/2 in. length; acid burn verso; pale foxing; Composition with rooster with water staining primarily to u.r. quadrant, foxing, toning, gentle mat burn, no additional condition issues to report.

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