Sale 12BE01 | Lot 22

Attributed to Francois Comtois Friendly Gossip

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
Attributed to Francois Comtois Friendly Gossip

Lot Details

Lot 22
Attributed to Francois Comtois Friendly Gossip
Friendly Gossip
Bears signature Fc COMTOIS (lr)
Oil on canvas
32 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Frame rubbing. Dirty varnish. Heavy craquelure. Vertical area of inpaint along the center left edge at approximately 7 1/2 inches long. 1 1/2 x 1/2 inch area of inpaint in the upper right. 2 x 1/2 inch area of inpaint in the center right, just right of the woman's elbow. Small touches around her feet. No other restoration visible under UV light.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Catalogue Info

Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 10am EST
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