Lot 107: BRITISH SCHOOL, (18TH-19TH CENTURY), PORTRAIT OF A SEATED LADY, HALF-LENGTH
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
PORTRAIT OF A SEATED LADY, HALF-LENGTH
Pastel on paper laid to canvas
26 1/2 x 21 5/8 in. (67.3x54.9cm)
Samuel T. Freeman & Co., sale of November 27, 1946, lot 466 (ex-collection Sir Joseph Duveen, Stotesbury sale, according to original Freeman''s bill of sale).
Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
not examined out of frame due to fragility of media, this work is in generally fair overall condition, with brown staining at bottom edge, at left, and restored tears to surface, including at bottom right, upper right, upper left and below top edge. There are other scattered surface losses/tears/minor damages and some isolated discolored spots
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