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Continental School, 17th Century Style Memento Mori

Auction:
2459
Lot:
11
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$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

Continental School, 17th Century Style

Memento Mori
Unsigned.
Oil on panel, lunette format, 15 1/2 x 11 in. (39.3 x 27.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Repaired and retouched split to panel, additional retouch, especially to lowest quarter of the composition, craquelure.


Estimate $400-600

The split is at the springing of the arch of the panel. The other retouched is dots and dashes, especially to the under side of the skull, and to areas in the lowest regions of the composition.

Keywords

Continental School, Iconography, Memento mori

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