Lot 434
  • 434

Émile-Othon Friesz

Estimate
18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • Émile-Othon Friesz
  • Nature morte à la marine
  • signed E Othon Friesz  (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 54 by 64.7cm., 21¼ by 25½in.

Provenance

The Lefevre Gallery, London
J. I. Murray Esq, Glasgow (acquired from the above in the late 1950s)
Robert Fleming & Co Limited, London 

 

Condition

The canvas is not lined. There is a layer of varnish preventing UV light from fully penetrating, however there appear to be no signs of retouching visible under UV light. There are some very fine lines of stable craquelure mainly to the white pigment, otherwise this work is in overall good condition.
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