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French School, 18th Century Allegory of Charity

Auction:
2728B
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2728B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 16, 2014 4:00PM

Description:

French School, 18th Century

Allegory of Charity
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas (oval stretcher), 58 x 49 in. (147.3 x 124.5 cm), unframed.
Condition: Lined, canvas deformation, retouch, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Craquelure throughout; canvas warping/deformations, several abrasions measuring less than 1 1/4 in.; scattered old and newer retouch, particularly along the frame liner; largest area spanning approx. 7 x 3 in. to l.r. quadrant; no additional condition issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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