Lot 612
  • 612

ETIENNE ADOLPHE PIOT | A Golden-Haired Beauty

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Etienne Adolphe Piot
  • A Golden-Haired Beauty¬†
  • signed A. Piot (center left)
  • oil on canvas 
  • 26 by 20 in.
  • 66 by 50.8 cm

Provenance

Sale: Heritage Auctions, Dallas, December 9, 2015, lot 5229, illustrated 
Acquired from the above 

Condition

Examined in the frame. Lined. Minor craquelure is visible on the figure's dress and face and there is a pinpoint loss just above the figure's proper left wrist. Some surface debris is visible around the figure's head. There is minor surface dust; few scattered pin dot accretions in the background; and a small loss and two minor areas of lifting in the background at center right. Under UV: there is finely applied retouching to the figure's proper right nostril, jaw and lips, with possible old fluorescence at the base of her neck and in her hair to the right of her proper left eyebrow. Inpainting to address aforementioned loss and lifting at center right.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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