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Continental School, 18th Century Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

Auction:
2432
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2432
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 18th Century

Descent from the Cross by Torchlight
Unsigned.
Oil on copper or other metal, 16 3/4 x 13 in. (42.4 x 32.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Losses (some from past blistering), retouched, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime, craquelure.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Retouch is many scattered very small areas throughout. Uneven varnish application with heavily varnish in areas. Many paint/surface losses scattered throughout (from past blistering as noted above). Some minor scattered abrasions. Scattered areas of fine craquelure in the varnish layer. The work needs cleaning.

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Continental School, Printing

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