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Pietro Saltini (Italian, 1839-1908) At the Breakfast Table

Auction:
2409
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2409
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 16, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Pietro Saltini (Italian, 1839-1908)

At the Breakfast Table
Signed "PSaltini" c.r.
Oil on canvas, 18 1/2 x 26 in. (47.0 x 66.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered retouch, varnish inconsistencies, craquelure.
N.B. Florentine artist Pietro Saltini studied with Agostino Lessi, Raffaello Martini, and Pollastrini. One of the leading Italian genre painters of his generation, Saltini's work captures the vitality and emotion of peasant life.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

The lining is adhered with wax. The retouch is minor dots and dashes. The craquelure is largely stable but has some areas of gentle cupping, primarily near the left edge.

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Pietro Saltini, Florentine artist , Raphael

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