1816 - 1907
Ice Skaters at Sunset
signed Ch. Leickert f. lower right
oil on panel
Unframed: 37.5 by 54cm., 14¾ by 21¼in.
Framed: 67 by 50.5cm., 26½ by 20in.
There is a minor horizontal circa 7cm hairline crack to the left edge; the panel is otherwise flat and even. Ultra-violet light reveals signs of retouching to the crack, and three other shorter horizontal lines adjacent to this (possibly superficial cracks.) There are a few other spots of retouching, though overall the old varnish layers fluoresce and make the surface difficult to read. Overall this work presents well under normal light and is ready to hang.
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