Sold Without Reserve | Property Sold to Benefit the European Paintings Acquisition Fund of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL | BLIND MAN'S BUFF
Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD
Sold Without Reserve
Property Sold to Benefit the European Paintings Acquisition Fund of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
BLIND MAN'S BUFF
indistinctly signed (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
21⅛ by 35 in.
53.6 by 88.9 cm
Oil on canvas laid down on board. Surface dirt and dust; two small losses at lower right near the edge; a small area of active lifting at upper left; and a pin dot dent to the right of the boy running. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly and in a streaky manner. There is a tiny area of dashed retouches at lower center. Ready to hang in its current state.
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