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Attributed to Francesco Hayez (Italian, 1791-1881)
Portrait of a Lady in Lace, Holding a Fan
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque and on a handwritten label affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.0 x 63.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined, canvas indentation and abrasions to the background in the upper left quadrant, old retouch, possible overcleaning to the background in some areas, craquelure, drying cracks, heavy varnish layer.
Framed dimensions are 36 1/4 x 31 1/8 x 2 3/4 inches.
Label on the reverse seems to have been written by or to record the ownership of "H.E. Lewis." H.E. Lewis seems to have been British, 20th Century, painter.
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