Late 19th Century
Oil on canvas
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Ferdinand Bassot (French, 1843-1900).
This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.
Signed F Bassot (lower right)
Sale: Christie's, South Kensington, 22 November, 1996, lot 152
The canvas is relined. Very fine pigment separation in the greens in left half of composition and in her hair.
Small spot of discoloration on the figure's forehead.
Under UV light, there is fine craquelure filling in the figure's hair above her forehead and to surrounding green background; two lines of vertical inpainting along stretcher bar, concentrated on her proper left arm and on the dress, continuing on her proper right hand; possible repaired tear circa 3 inches at lower center.