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Lot 291: ALEXANDRE ANTIGNA | Child at a Writing Desk
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: oil on canvas, signed Antigna and indistinctly dated 18..
The canvas has been lined. There is some fine scattered craquelure in the background and some raised craquelure closer to the right, in the boy's chest and in his left sleeve. Ultra-violet light reveals some areas of discoloured varnish but no particular sign of retouching. The picture is overall in good condition. Presented in a decorative gilt frame with some losses.
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Dimensions: oval: 75 by 60 cm.; 29½ by 23½ in.
Medium: oil on canvas