Lot Details

Lot 52
Louis Moeller
American, 1855-1930
Playing a Melody
Signed Louis Moeller NA (lr)
Oil on canvas
8 x 10 inches


Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Craquelure, surface grime, stretcher marks. Three nail holes through the edges of the canvas that have left holes in the painted surface. A small repaired horizontal tear toward the bottom with a corresponding area of inpaint 1/4 inch in diameter. Several small scuffs in the varnish. An area over the signature fluoresces and may be the original varnish layer.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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