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François-Auguste Ortmans (French, 1827-1884) Hillside at Dusk with Grazing Sheep

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
643
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

François-Auguste Ortmans (French, 1827-1884)

Hillside at Dusk with Grazing Sheep
. Signed and dated "Augte Ortmans.1854." l.r., identified on a printed German label affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 13 x 16 in., framed. Condition: Small puncture l.l., minor paint losses, scattered abrasions, craquelure, minor surface grime.
Estimate $300-400

With a canvas stencil from Ancienne Maison Valle, Paris, on the reverse, and with a partial Parisian framemaker's label on the back of the frame. Also numbered "1031/355" and "...4419/R" on the stretcher.

Minor canvas deformation along the bottom.


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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Auguste Ortmans, Conservation and restoration, Craquelure, Pottery

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