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Lot 0491
Manner of Hans Zatzka, also known as Joseph Bernard
(Austrian, 1859-1945)

"Looking Through the Keyhole"

oil on canvas
signed lower left.
Presented in an antique giltwood frame.
26-1/2" x 14-3/4", framed 32-1/2" x 21-1/4"

Provenance: Christie's New York, May 23, 1995, lot 166.


Surface dirt; toning of the varnish layer; not relined; area of inpainting center/left (screen) with no corresponding patch en verso; signs of inpainting lower center (rug) and mid-center (bedding); signs of inpainting upper center (drapery and wall). Signs of inpainting in upper and lower painted tan area under the frame, some with corresponding patches en verso; signs of inpainting along lower edge. Ornate gilt frame with wood and metal insert; surface marks, nicks and abrasions.

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Manner of Hans Zatzka (Austrian, 1859-1945)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000
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