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Lot 0990
American School
(Third Quarter 19th Century)

"Venus and Cupid"

oil on canvas
Presented in a period giltwood frame.
32" x 26", framed 43" x 34"

Provenance: Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.


Previously cleaned and relined; retained stretcher bars; surface dirt and toning of the varnish layer; signs of inpainting mid-right (chest and right breast); lower right (dress, hand and arm); upper right (background); and upper center right (her cheek and hair); small areas of inpainting mid-left (wing), lower left (flowers) and mid-left (his arm). Handwritten label en verso "Mrs. Clara D. White". Top piece of frame has been damaged and glued and taped back on; surface marks, nicks and abrasions; losses along edges, signs of past restoration

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  • 25%

American School (Third Quarter 19th Century)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Jul 29, 2018