NARCISSE VIRGILE DIAZ DE LA PEÑA | LA MARE AUX FÉES
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Property from a Private Collection, Japan

NARCISSE VIRGILE DIAZ DE LA PEÑA | LA MARE AUX FÉES

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Japan

NARCISSE VIRGILE DIAZ DE LA PEÑA | LA MARE AUX FÉES

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Sold:118,750USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection, Japan

NARCISSE VIRGILE DIAZ DE LA PEÑA

French

1808 - 1876

LA MARE AUX FÉES


signed n. diaz and dated 68 (lower right)

oil on canvas

31½ by 41½ in.

80.1 by 105.4 cm

Condition Report

Wax lined. The work presents very well and the surface appears fresh and clean. There are a few isolated areas of extremely faint, fine craquelure. Very minor frame abrasion visible along right edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly, and fluoresces more heavily at the edges. Scattered dots of fine retouching are visible at upper left and lower right, with a few sparse dots at upper right. A small area of inpainting at the base of the tree at far left. 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

Private Collection, New York (and sold, Christie's, New York, October 27, 1983, lot 45, illustrated, as A Wooded Landscape with a Pool

Private Collection, New York

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, February 24, 1987, lot 25, illustrated 

Literature

Pierre and Rolande Miquel, Narcisse Virgile Diaz de La Peña, catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, Paris, 2006, vol. II, p. 251, no. 1592, illustrated 

European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
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