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Attributed to Alessandro Altamura (Italian, 1855-1918) Head of a French Girl in a Beribboned Cap

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Attributed to Alessandro Altamura (Italian, 1855-1918)

Head of a French Girl in a Beribboned Cap
Signed "Altamura" u.r., stencil from Rey and Cie, Paris, on the reverse of the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 16 x 13 in. (41.0 x 32.5 cm), unframed.
Condition: Stretcher bar marks, varnish discoloration, surface grime, wear to the tacking edges.

N.B. Alessandro Altamura was of Italian birth but worked in Paris. The art supplier Rey & Cie. was active in Paris 1875-1878.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Canvas stencil from Rey & Cie., Paris, on the reverse and on the stretcher. This supplier was active in Paris in the 1875-1878.


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B. Alessandro Altamura, Alessandro Altamura, Paris, Altamura, Stretcher bar

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