School of Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

Lot Details

Lot 88A
School of Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
Portrait of a Lady said to be Princess Lichnowska in Turkish Dress
Oil on canvas
Oval, 29 x 24 inches (73.7 x 61 cm)

Estate of Sandford Dody

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Very old glue relining. Very dense varnish layer. The chest area extensively repainted. Also inpainting on the forehead, the line of the nose and the cheeks. Extensive repainting along the sitter's left jaw line, possibly a repaired tear. A long crack running horizontally across the canvas above the sitter's hat, as if the canvas had been folded there.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Catalogue Info

Old Master Paintings / Important English & Continental / Well-Appointed Room

Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10am EST
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