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January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender

Pál (Paul) Böhm (Hungarian, 1839-1905) Family at Rest by a Bridge and Stream

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 24, 2020 12:00PM


Pál (Paul) Böhm (Hungarian, 1839-1905)

Family at Rest by a Bridge and Stream
Signed and inscribed "fert: Böhm Pál Munchen" l.l.
Oil on partially cradled panel, 19 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. (49.0 x 35.3 cm), framed.
Condition: A few fine vertical cracks to the upper half of the composition in the sky and trees with minor retouch, craquelure with areas of lifting along some of the cracks.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Indistict stamp with the word Munchen on the reverse. Also numbered "238" on a gummed label on the reverse. Framer's notation on a piece of masking tape on the reverse.

There are two lines of craquelure in the sky, the longer measuring about 3 inches. There are also some small cracks in the center, the largest one measuring 1 1/2 inches. These lines show some minor flaking and lifting of the pigment.

Framed dimensions are 26 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.,with a label from Buffalo Frame and Mirror Corporation on the frame backing paper.

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