05-16-2014 05-16-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2728B Boston
May 16, 2014 4:00PMCalender

French School, 18th Century Allegory of Charity

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2728B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 16, 2014 4:00PM


French School, 18th Century

Allegory of Charity
Oil on canvas (oval stretcher), 58 x 49 in. (147.3 x 124.5 cm), unframed.
Condition: Lined, canvas deformation, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Craquelure throughout; canvas warping/deformations, several abrasions measuring less than 1 1/4 in.; scattered old and newer retouch, particularly along the frame liner; largest area spanning approx. 7 x 3 in. to l.r. quadrant; no additional condition issues to report.

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