CARLO GRUBACS | VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO
CARLO GRUBACS | VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO
CARLO GRUBACS | VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO
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CARLO GRUBACS | VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

CARLO GRUBACS | VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Sold:50,000USD

Lot Details

Description

CARLO GRUBACS

(Venice 1802 - 1870)

VENICE, A VIEW OF THE MOLO


signed lower left: [G]rubas

oil on canvas

18¾ by 26¾ in.; 47.6 by 67.9 cm.

Condition Report

The canvas is thinly lined and is stable on its stretcher. The paint layer is stable, with no losses visible, and it reads well beneath an old and slightly yellowed varnish. There are a few faint diagonal lines at the center left in the architecture, possibly to address an old repair, but these are not distracting. Inspection under UV reveals a milky varnish. Scattered spots of retouching are visible in the sky, for example in the upper left and upper right corners, and a thin line of retouching is visible near the center of the upper edge. There are a few broader areas of retouching in sky above architecture at left, and a line of retouching in the sky to left of the tower. There is a thin line of retouching in the lower left, near the arches in the water, and a spot in the lower left corner near the signature. Otherwise, there are small scattered spots and dots of retouching here and there throughout. 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.

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