Sale 08CN03 | Lot 2003

French School

Catalogue: Important English & Continental
French School

Lot Details

Lot 2003
French School
18th Century
Antique Wedding
Oil on canvas
83 x 102 inches (210.8 x 259.1 cm)

It has been suggested that this work represents the first meeting of Paris and Helen of Troy.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $278,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Unframed. Wear along the edges. Canvas appears to have been rolled and restretched at some point. Cracks in varnish layer. 1'' tear at lower right; L-shaped repaired tear at upper right, 2'' tear with corresponding paint loss at lower left. Scattered paint loss. Craquelure mostly confined to lower right. Several patches on the reverse. Condition commensurate with age.

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $278,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental

Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 10am EDT
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