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Lot 0029
Continental School, Probably French
(Fourth Quarter 18th Century)

"Satyr, Nymph and Amours"

oil on linen
unsigned, stretcher with old catalogue label attributing it to Deshayes.
43-1/2" x 37-1/2", framed 48-1/4" x 43"


Surface dirt and toning of the varnish layer; craquelure pattern visible; relined and retained original stretcher bars. Generally difficult to penetrate varnish layer with UV light. Inpainting with corresponding patch en en verso upper mid left (sky_; a few small areas of inpainting lower left (landscape); lower center near the toes and along top edge. Surface abrasions with paint loss lower mid right along edge. Frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions; small losses along edges.

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Continental School (Fourth Quarter 18th Century)

Estimate $2,500 - $4,000Jul 28, 2018