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April 8, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

After Adolph Schreyer (French/German, 1828-1899) Arabs on Horseback

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 08, 2016 10:00AM


After Adolph Schreyer (French/German, 1828-1899)

Arabs on Horseback
Signed "a.d. Schreyer" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 40 in. (71.1 x 101.6 cm), in a signed "Feliciano Nemiccolo" frame.
Condition: Surface grime, varnish discoloration.

Provenance: A Massachusetts estate.

N.B. This work is a copy after the original Arabs on the March in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The original measures 22 5/8 x 37 3/4 inches and was bequeathed to the museum by Catharine Lorillard Wolfe in 1887.

According to labels on another signed frame, Feliciano Nemiccolo's frame-making studio was located in Readville, Massachusetts.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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Feliciano Nemiccolo, Adolph Schreyer, Massachusetts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, Lorillard, Readville