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Attributed to François Chauveau (1613-1676) John the Baptist Visiting the Infant Christ

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Attributed to François Chauveau (1613-1676)

John the Baptist Visiting the Infant Christ
Unsigned, attributed on a handwritten label affixed to the reverse.
Watercolor and gouache on vellum stretched onto panel, diameter 12 1/2 in. (32.0 cm), in a round frame.
Condition: Small paint losses to center and at edges, areas of fine craquelure, dots of foxing and possible mold, minor warping to the panel.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Handwritten label on the reverse reads, "By Chaveau/Time Louis XIV/Given to Baron Brune by Louis XVIII/out of his Boudoir at the Tuileries."


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

Book collecting, Chauveau, Craquelure, Foxing, Gouache, Manuscript, Painting, Papermaking, Visual arts, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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