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Charles Joseph Frederic Soulacroix (French, 1825-1879 or later) A Peek Behind the Curtain

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Charles Joseph Frederic Soulacroix (French, 1825-1879 or later)

A Peek Behind the Curtain
Signed "F. Soulacroix" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 30 3/4 x 18 in. (77.7 x 46.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor canvas deformation to three corners, stable craquelure.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Numbered "6557" on an unattributed gummed label affixed to the stretcher.

An extra 3/4 inch piece has been added to the stretcher at the bottom edge, and the canvas has been stapled to the stretcher. There is a framer's label from Henry Kuck, Scranton, Pennsylvania, on the back of the frame.


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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Charles Joseph Frederic Soulacroix, Henry Kuck, Pennsylvania, Scranton

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