09-11-2015 09-12-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2841B Boston
September 11, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
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Continental School, 19th Century White Blossoms and Butterflies on a Mossy Bank

$6,150$5,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2841B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 11, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 19th Century

White Blossoms and Butterflies on a Mossy Bank
Signed indistinctly l.r., with a Munich art materials supply stamp on the
reverse.
Oil on panel, 6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. (17.5 x 27.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure with areas of subtle separating.
Estimate $800-1,200

Varnish inconsistencies and allegatoring to areas of the the background landscape. Under UV there appears to be a fine network of old retouch to fill craquelure in the background, a few lines in the leaf at the u.r., and a darker area to the l.r. corner that may be dirt or old varnish, and which appears as a matte surface in raking light. There is a similar darker area just above the butterfuly in the u.c.


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