Karl Friedrich Boser (German, 1809-1881)
Schoolboy with a Slate
Signed and dated "...Boser 1863" c.r.
Oil on canvas, 16 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (42.5 x 31.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Patch reinforcement, scattered retouch, craquelure, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.
There is a repaired/retouched puncture to the background c.l., plus minor additional dots and dashes of retouch (see UV image). The work would benefit from cleaning. The craquelure is stable.
Framed dimensions: 24 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.
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