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3100B Boston
May 11, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Francesco Hayez (Italian, 1791-1881) Portraits (Three Heads)

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3100B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 11, 2018 10:00AM


Francesco Hayez (Italian, 1791-1881)

Portraits (Three Heads)
Unsigned, titled on the reverse in a later hand, identified on an exhibition label from the Wadsworth Athenaeum (see below) affixed to the reverse.
Oil on panel, 16 x 20 1/4 in. (40.5 x 51.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, small paint losses, surface imperfections, area of craquelure with lifting to l.r. quadrant, slight bowing to the panel.

Provenance: The collection of Nelson C. White, Waterford, Connecticut.

Exhibitions: Salute to Italy, 100 Years of Italian Art, 1861-1961: a special loan exhibition co-sponsored by the Barbieri Center of Italian Studies, Trinity College, in celebration of the unification of the Italian nation in 1861, April 21-May 28, 1961, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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Nelson C. White, Waterford, Italy