Property from a Private Collection, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY | A BOY IN A RED COAT PETTING HIS DOG
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD
ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY
A BOY IN A RED COAT PETTING HIS DOG
oil on canvas
30 ¼ by 25 ¼ in.
stretcher signed J J Jarvis on proper left vertical support and Bert Aim Landert 4' 1" on bottom corner of proper right vertical support.
In very good overall condition. Overall aged varnish and light craquelure throughout. Light scattered inpainting around the boy's hair and above his head, the background space between his arm and waist, and along the lower edge. Canvas has been lined, the bottom support bar of the stretcher has been replaced and the keys have been secured with wide.
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Lillian Blankley Cogan Antiquary, Farmington, Connecticut.