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Lot 0335
French School
(Second Half 19th Century)

"Portrait of a Child"

oil on canvas
unsigned, frame backing with French inventory and framer's labels, and "Alan Smith" U.K. shipping label.
Glazed and framed.
10-3/4" x 9", framed 16-5/8" x 14-3/4"


In generally good condition. Surface dirt and toning of the varnish layer. Craquelure pattern visible, small areas of loss/damage upper center (hair) and lower center (shirt), yellow staining of varnish mid-left (shoulder and neck), stretcher bar marks visible. Difficult for UV light to penetrate the varnish layer. Possible inpainting upper right background. Frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions.

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French School (Second Half 19th Century)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Dec 8, 2018