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Two Unframed 18th Century Works on Paper:, Attributed to Dominic Serres (French [working in England], 1722-1793), Rescue from Shore in

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
490
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Unframed 18th Century Works on Paper:

Attributed to Dominic Serres (French [working in England], 1722-1793), Rescue from Shore in Stormy Seas, unsigned, attributed on the window mat, watercolor and ink,
9 1/4 x 15 in. (23.6 x 37.5 cm), matted; Attributed to David Alphonse
de Sandoz-Rollin, (Swiss,1740-1809), Horsemen Crossing a River
, ink and wash, 9 x 13 3/4 in. (23.0 x 34.8 cm), matted.
Condition: Rescue with rippling at edges, tape-hinged to backing mat in two places on the reverse; Horsemen with minor staining and rippling, affixed to secondary paper support at each corner.

Provenance: Purchased from Colnaghi Gallery, London, in 1965 and 1955, respectively.
Estimate $300-500

Image size is 8 3/16 x 11 3/4 in. The image is slightly left of center on the sheet, with notes in the right and lower margins.


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Keywords

United Kingdom, Stormy Seas, Dominic Serres, David Alphonse, Colnaghi Gallery, London

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