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Continental School, Early 19th Century River Scene with Figures and Church

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
648
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Continental School, Early 19th Century

River Scene with Figures and Church
. Monogrammed "JS" or "TS" l.r., signed or inscribed "J. Sergeant pinx./1807" on the reverse. Watercolor on laid paper, 6 5/8 x 8 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Minor toning and foxing particularly to u.l. corner, some pigment discoloration to u.l. edge, hinged to back mat in two places on the top of the reverse.
Estimate $100-200

Bears a typed label on the frame backing paper attributing the work to Antoine Louis Francoise Sergent (1751-1817), however the signature does not appear to conform to this artist.


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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Book collecting, Foxing, Papermaking, Watercolor painting

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