Sold Without Reserve | SPANISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY | A YOUNG WASHERWOMAN IN A LANDSCAPE
Property from the Estate of Emile Wolf, Sold Without Reserve
SPANISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY
A YOUNG WASHERWOMAN IN A LANDSCAPE
oil on slate, laid into panel
slate: 9⅝ by 8 in.; 24.4 by 20.3 cm.
slate set into panel: 10⅜ by 8¾ in.; 26.4 by 22.1 cm.
framed: 14½ by 13 in.; 36.8 by 33 cm.
The thick slate is set into a wood panel. The surface of the slate is uneven in areas, for example in the lower left corner. There are some cracks in the upper right corner in the background, and some losses at the extreme edges. The slate and the painted layer is stable overall. The surface is slightly dirty beneath an old, slightly yellowed varnish. Inspection under UV reveals a thick milky varnish that impedes some inspection. Only a few small scattered retouches in the background fluoresce. Offered in a simply molded giltwood frame with a decoratively painted liner.
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