NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE
 NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE
 NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE
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NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Sold:10,000USD

Lot Details

Description

NORTHERN ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY

CHILD MUSICIAN PLAYING A VIOLIN, WITH FLOWERS IN A GLASS VASE


oil on canvas

28½ by 23½ in.; 72.4 by 59.7 cm.

Condition Report

The canvas is lined and stable on its stretcher. A colorful image reads well with a fine pattern of regular craquelure throughout. No losses are visible to the naked eye. Under UV inspection, the varnish appears thick. Retouching is visible in small areas of shadow in the hand and arm, below the violin and at the edge of the vase, and in small scattered strokes in the background, but is largely absent from the face and clothing. The painting can hang in its current state. Offered in a decoratively carved giltwood frame. 


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. 

Saleroom Notice

Please note that a date in the 18th century has also been suggested for this painting on the basis of the characteristics of the violin.
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