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American School, Mid-19th Century Portrait of Young Woman in Lace Cap

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Mid-19th Century

Portrait of Young Woman in Lace Cap
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 19 3/4 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.
Condition: Relined, repaired puncture above sitter's head, spot of retouch on sitter's lower lip, areas of retouch in the dress and background, uneven varnish layer.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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.

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Canvas, Gesso, Oil painting, Retouch, Visual arts

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