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Alfons Spring (German, 1843-1908)
Two Genre Scenes: Two Men in Conversation in an Interior and Woman and Man by a Hearth or Forge
Men signed and inscribed "A. Spring/München" l.r., Hearth signed "A. Spring" l.r., each with a Munich artist material supplier stamp on the reverse.
Both oil on partially cradled panel, 13 5/8 x 19 1/2 in. (35.0 x 50.0 cm),in matching frames.
Condition: Men with retouch, hairline cracks to panel, scattered paint losses, drying cracks, varnish inconsistencies and bloom, surface grime; Hearth with retouch, horizontal band of small paint losses across center, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.
Each inscribed in chalk "1 Folio/K" on the reverse and bearing old gummed labels numbered "596" and "597" respectively.
Frame dimensions: 18 1/4 x 24 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches each.
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