Lot 104
  • 104

Russian School, 19th century

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • Russian School
  • Alexander I accompanied by his staff
  • oil on canvas
  • 49.5 by 69.5cm., 19½ by 27¼in.

Condition

Original canvas. There is a layer of surface dirt and fine lines of craquelure in places. A small area of paint loss to the lower left and a few further small flakes of paqint loss in places. UV light reveals no signs of retouching. Held in a period gold painted frame witth minor losses to the moulding. UNexamined out of frame.
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