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Oil on Canvas of a Mastectomy Surgery

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
665
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Oil on Canvas of a Mastectomy Surgery, 19th century, depicting a surgeon with a chloroform cloth in one hand overseeing the patient, another surgeon standing in front of a felt-lined instrument tray, frame size 38 3/4 x ht. 29 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

craquelure, canvas slack, stretcher bar indication, small patch reinforcement at lower left quadrant, minor surface grime, uneven varnish


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Keywords

surgeon, Mastectomy Surgery