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Lot 0062


Faust and Mephistopheles, 1855
Oil on canvas laid to canvas
Initialed and dated upper left: E.J.
30" H x 25" W


Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout. Varnish discoloration throughout. A few small spots of paint loss lower left. Minor surface dirt and grime. The tacking edges were removed when re-lined.
Blacklight: Possible older restoration scattered throughout. Difficult to read under heavy, uneven varnish.
Frame: 38" H x 33" W x 3" D

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Eastman Johnson (1824-1906 Nantucket Island, MA)