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French School, 18th/19th Century Cupid's Secret/Courting Couple in a Garden

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2878B
Lot:
213
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

French School, 18th/19th Century

Cupid's Secret/Courting Couple in a Garden
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 23 in. (72.5 x 59.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, probable old retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Two transportation company labels on the stretcher from Andre Cheneu et Fils, Paris, for bringing the work to what is indicated to be an exhibition at Maison Samson, a Parisian frame shop.


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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