Alfred De Dreux | ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)
Alfred De Dreux
1810 - 1860
ETALON GRIS ET LÉVRIER (COUCHÉ AU BORD DE L'ALLÉE)
signed Alfred de Dreux (lower right)
oil on canvas
28 3/4 by 36 1/4 in.
73 by 92.1 cm
Examined in the frame. Lined. The work presents beautifully and appears bright. There is extremely minor craquelure in the darkest pigments and faint frame abrasion along the left upper edge. Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. The dark brown pigments along the contour of the back of the horse fluoresce. Finely applied inpainting to address prior craquelure visible in the trees above the horse's mane.
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