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Alfred Seifert (Czech, 1850-1901) Profile of a Young Woman, Draped in White, Holding a Lily

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2896B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Alfred Seifert (Czech, 1850-1901)

Profile of a Young Woman, Draped in White, Holding a Lily
Signed "A. Seifert" l.r., identified on a presentation plaque.
Oil on panel, 16 1/8 x 12 in. (41.0 x 30.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Varnish discoloration, fine, stable craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

With a framer's label written in German affixed to the back of the frame. Also with a 20th century note saying the work was purchased from the estate of Augustus Busch (Anheiser Busch) in the early 1900s affixed to the back of the frame. No other condition issues to report. No visible retouch under black light.
Frame dimensions: 27 x 23 in.


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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Alfred Seifert, Craquelure, Seifert

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