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Lot 102012
SCHOOL OF JOSEPH HIGHMORE (ENGLISH, 1691-1780), OIL ON CANVAS, H 27", W 35", PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDER POPE AS A YOUNG MAN:Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for satirical verse and his translation of Homer. Canvas size is 27.1/2" x 35 3/4".


As viewed under UV light in the unopened frame: c. 1/2% spotty overpainting in the bottom 1/3 of the painting; overall craquelure is stable; overlapping edges of the canvas have been cut off and the canvas is coming loose l(appears not to be attached to the stretcher bars as a result); antique gilt frame has chips (particularly on the side). Rf, 10-18-2017. Please note that since the condition of the artwork is as viewed in the unopened frame, removal of it from its frame may or may not reveal additional condition considerations over and above any that have been previously stated. Condition reports, photos and video or digital images are provided as a courtesy and should not be used as a substitute for viewing the items in person. All statements made in the catalog or in the condition report or made orally or in writing elsewhere are statements of opinion and are not to be relied on as statements of fact.

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Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Oct 22, 2017