Sale 12BE02 | Lot 41

John Augustus Thelwall

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
John Augustus Thelwall

Lot Details

Lot 41
John Augustus Thelwall
British, fl.1883-1896
Arranging Flowers, 1884
Signed J. A. Thelwall and dated 1884 (ur)
Oil on canvas
41 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches


Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

There is an X-Shaped tear in the lower center of the woman's dress, approximately 1 1/2 x 2 inches. Visible stretcher marks. Frame rubbing. Scattered craquelure. 1/2 x 1/2 inch area of inpaint in the center background just off the woman's knot in her scarf. There is one other touch of inpaint in the background 2 inches left of the signature. There is a dense varnish making it hard to see any further restoration under UV light.


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Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

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