Lot 235: W. Volkhart portrait of a lady
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Wilhelm Volkhart (Germany, 1815-1876), bust length oval portrait of a dark-haired, middle aged woman in burgundy colored dress, antique giltwood and composition frame. Signed lower right and dated illegibly. Additional illegible stencil marks to back of canvas, old label reading "Portrait by Volkhart". Oval - 28" H x 21" W. Framed - 41" H x 36" W. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Excellent condition with a couple of 1/16" minor losses to background, original canvas, light craquelure. Line of unvarnished area around perimeter of front side of painting suggest frame probably not original. Some shrinkage cracks to frame.