Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Continental School, 18th Century Portrait of Victor-Amédée, King of Sardaigne

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
620
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Continental School, 18th Century

Portrait of Victor-Amédée, King of Sardaigne
Unsigned, identified in an inscription on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 31 1/2 x 25 in. (79.7 x 63.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, stretcher bar marks, varnish discoloration, surface grime.

N.B. The sitter is likely Victor-Amédée II (1666-1732).
Estimate $600-800

The inscription marked directly on the reverse reads, "Victor Amedée/King of Sardaign [sic]/died about 1746/he made a present of this portrait as a token of his esteem to/Charles Lewis Durant a Lieutenant Colonel of the Swiss Infantry/in his Service."


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.

Keywords

Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Pottery

Departments

Specialists