* Fabio Fabbi
The Slave Auction
oil on canvas
signed F. Fabbi (lower right)
39 1/2 x 24 inches.
Estimate $ 6,000-8,000
Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Gift of Mr. John G. Pickard
Frame: 45 x 29 3/8 inches.
Canvas in overall good, stable condition without tears. One small hole to upper center, patched from back. Another small dimple, from back to front, to right of hole. Canvas a little loose to stretcher with some waving. A few light surface scratches to edges, one near signature.
Frame intact, with age, possibly original to canvas. Scattered chips and loss to painted and gilt finish to frame with some areas of exposed gesso. Various auction house, institution and customs labels to verso.
Additional images available upon request.