LOUIS RICQUIER | AWAY FROM PRYING EYES
LOUIS RICQUIER | AWAY FROM PRYING EYES
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Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

LOUIS RICQUIER | AWAY FROM PRYING EYES

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

LOUIS RICQUIER | AWAY FROM PRYING EYES

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,250USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Mr. Stan Battat

LOUIS RICQUIER

Belgian

1792 - 1884

AWAY FROM PRYING EYES


signed L. Ricquier (lower left) 

oil on panel

14 by 18¼ in.

35.6 by 46.4 cm

Condition Report

Oil on cradled rectangular panel, offered in an arched frame. The work presents well and appears clean and bright. A few isolated pin dots of accretion are visible in the sky. Under UV: an approximately 5 inch horizontal repair to the panel is visible at center left extending from the edge. There are sparse, finely applied dots and dashes of retouching and inpainting to address prior craquelure. Ready to hang in its current state. 


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sale: Sotheby's, London, March 25, 2009, lot 224, illustrated

Acquired at the above sale 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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