MARIA VAN DER VOORT IN DE BETOUW-NOURNEY | STILL LIFE OF FLOWERS IN A BONNET
Property from a Private Collection, New York
Sold Without Reserve
MARIA VAN DER VOORT IN DE BETOUW-NOURNEY
Cologne 1856 - 1923 Zurich
STILL LIFE OF FLOWERS IN A BONNET
signed upper right: Maria van der Voort
oil on canvas
canvas: 23½ by 19⅝ in.; 59.7 by 49.8 cm.
framed: 31½ by 27½ in.; 80 by 69.9 cm.
Examined in the frame. Lined. The work presents well, aside from finely patterned craquelure; a 1 inch diagonal surface scratch at center left; and minor frame abrasion along right lower and upper edges. Under UV: heavy varnish fluoresces green. An approximately 2 inch, square-shaped repair at lower right (partially visible to the naked eye); scattered fine inpainting to address prior craquelure; a few isolated brushy dots of retouching; and brushy inpainting to address prior abrasion along the edges. Offered in a gold frame with floral motifs. Ready to hang in its current state.
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