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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Vincenzo Irolli (Italian, 1860-1945) Grandmother's Birthday

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Vincenzo Irolli (Italian, 1860-1945)

Grandmother's Birthday
Signed "V. Irolli" l.r., title provided by the consignor.
Oil on canvas, 25 x 36 in. (63.5 x 91.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.

Provenance: Collection of Jean Liseter Austin duPont who was recognized as the leading U.S. breeder of Welsh ponies; by descent to the collection of Charlotte duPont Donaldson, Massachusetts.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Wax lined on a rigid support. Scattered areas of minimal drying cracks. A small area of retouch (about 2 inches wide at the maximum) along the bottom center edge. Please note that the frame on this work is extremely fragile gilded gesso with old repairs. Skinner does not guarantee the frame.

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Austin duPont, Charlotte duPont, Jean Liseter Austin, Grandmother, United States, Charlotte duPont Donaldson