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Attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (German, 1712-1774) Christ Blessing Little Children

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (German, 1712-1774)

Christ Blessing Little Children
Unsigned, attributed on a label affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 12 3/4 x 16 in. (32.5 x 41.0 cm), framed in a shadow box (under glass).
Condition: Small partial tear (1/2 in.) to l.r. quadrant, scattered minor paint losses, prevalent fine craquelure, probable old retouch, high gloss varnish.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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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Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Conservation and restoration, Craquelure, Gloss, Pottery, Quadrant, Retouch, U

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