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Sébastien Bourdon (French 1616-1671) Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

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

Description:

Sébastien Bourdon (French 1616-1671)

Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 21 3/4 in. (64.2 x 55.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Christie's New York, Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors, January 27, 2010, Sale 2282, Lot 290; through to the estate of Robert Wynne, Massachusetts.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Framed dimensions 33 1/2 x 30 in. House of Heydenryk frame.

Vertical abrasion with a small tear to center in face of Joseph with paint loss measuring about 1 inch vertically (2.5 cm) and 1/4 inch wide at the widest points. The tear/loss corresponds to an abrasion received on the reverse. Craquelure overall seems stable, but there is some minor tenting to the l.r. quadrant. Evidence of old retouch which does not fluoresce in the u.r. corner between the palm tree and roof, and also behind and to the right of Mary's head. Varnish inconsistencies. Surface grime overall.


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