Attributed to Michele Felice Cornè (Italian/American, 1752-1845)
Idyllic Landscape with Lake, Castle, and Distant Town
Unsigned, canvas stencil from Goupil and Co., New York, on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 in. (73.0 x 91.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcements, retouch, craquelure.
Provenance: Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Decoys, January 18-19, 2007, Lot 307.
N.B. A copy of the Christie's auction catalog accompanies the lot. The painting is listed and illustrated on page 163 as "A Scenic Landscape Overmantel Painting."
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