Sale 15FD02 | Lot 17

English School

Catalogue: Doyle at Home Including Asian Art
English School

Lot Details

Lot 17
English School
19th Century
Portrait of a Young Woman
Monogrammed indistinctly (ll)
Pastel on paper
11 1/2 x 10 1/16 inches; Together with English School, 19th Century, Portrait of a Young Lady, oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 25 inches, unframed

Estimate: $200 - $400
Sold for $187 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Pastel: Toned. Wear along the edges. Scattered foxing and abrasions to the paper. Affixed to the back mat with paper tape at the lower corners and right edge recto. Remnants of paper tape on the top edge verso.

Oil: Frame rubbing. Canvas is falling off of the stretchers. Visible stretcher marks. Some canvas loss around the edges, not extending into the image, and in the upper left and lower right and left quadrants. Scattered craquelure throught. Vertical tear (approximately 1 1/2 inches) through the sitter's left eye. Five areas of repair with corresponding wax patches on the reverse (three on the sitter's decolletage; one in the upper left quadrant to the right of the sitter's head; and one on the sitter's dress in the lower right quadrant).

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $200 - $400
Sold for $187 (includes buyer's premium)

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