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Continental School, 18th Century Allegory: Mars (War) Disarmed in the Presence of Peace

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 18th Century

Allegory: Mars (War) Disarmed in the Presence of Peace
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 42 x 34 in. (106.7 x 86.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, small puncture c.l., craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: The estate of Robert Wynne, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Incised name , "T. Lyn.../..." on the stretcher at u.l. corner.

Several old repairs primarily to the background in the center between the figures. Small abrasion with puncture in the hip of Mars measuring 1/8 inch, with an extended line of craquelure in that area. Areas of skinning to the lower right quadrant, particular under Mars's legs and down through the center toward the bottom edge. Fine stable craquelure overall.

Framed dimensions are 49 3/4 x 41 x 3 1/2 inches.


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