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Dutch School, 17th Century Style Portrait of a Woman Holding a Book

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Dutch School, 17th Century Style

Portrait of a Woman Holding a Book
Unsigned.
Oil on panel, 18 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. (46.5 x 40.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, skinning, fine craquelure, surface dust and grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

The panel appears old, but the handling of the paint would suggest a later, perhaps 19th century, date.


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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Conservation and restoration, Craquelure, Pottery, Retouch

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