Lot 83: GERMAN SCHOOL, (EARLY 19TH CENTURY), FAMILY IN INTERIOR
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
(early 19th century)/span
FAMILY IN INTERIOR
Inscribed verso, 'Erzerzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie mit Kaiser Franz Joseph Löschenkohl,' watercolor on paper
15 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. (39.1 x 31.8cm)
/spanPrivate Collection, New Jersey.
Framed; not matted; examined out of frame the sheet appears to be somewhat toned – we surmise the work was originally lighter and brighter. There is some time staining at the top edge of sheet and some pale diffuse brown toning at outer left, top and right edges of sheet. Sheet has some uneven rippling; some minor surface scratches/slight losses. Verso of sheet with diffuse, darker brown toning at each outer edge; some surface soiling/discoloration.
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