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After Cesare Maccari (Italian, 1840-1919) The Fortune Teller , a copy by Miss S. W. Kelly

Auction:
2663B
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2663B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 12, 2013 4:00PM

Description:

After Cesare Maccari (Italian, 1840-1919)

The Fortune Teller, a copy by Miss S. W. Kelly
Inscribed "Copy/by/S.W. Kelly/Washington, D.C." on the reverse, identified on a
presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 in. (30.0 x 40.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, stretcher marks, mild surface grime.

N.B. The copyist is presumed to be Susan W. Kelly (American, b. 1855), who was born in Ireland and active in Washington, D.C., from 1881 to 1924.
Estimate $600-800


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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Washington, D.C., S. W. Kelly, Cesare Maccari, The Fortune Teller, Susan W. Kelly

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