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Charles François Grenier de Lacroix, called Lacroix de Marseille

A port at sunset

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 EUR

From a French private collection | Appartenant à une collection particulière française

Charles François Grenier de Lacroix, called Lacroix de Marseille

Charles François Grenier de Lacroix, called Lacroix de Marseille

A port at sunset

A port at sunset

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 EUR

Lot sold:

22,680

EUR

From a French private collection

Charles François Grenier de Lacroix, called Lacroix de Marseille

Marseille 1700 - 1782 Berlin

A port at sunset


Oil on canvas

31,7 x 42,3 cm ; 12½ by 16⅔ in.

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Appartenant à une collection particulière française

Charles François Grenier de Lacroix, dit Lacroix de Marseille

Marseille 1700 - 1782 Berlin

Port au soleil couchant


Huile sur toile

31,7 x 42,3 cm ; 12½ by 16⅔ in.

The painting is in good condition.

It has been relined, rather stiffly.

It seems to be sound and stable.

The paint layer is in a satisfactory condition.

It shows some slight wears along the left edge.

The varnish layer is very yellow and oxidized.

A discolored retouching of circa one centimeter is visible in the center.


Under UV light

Some retouching appear in the darker areas in the lower part of the composition, in the rocks, in the two oriental figures on the left and all along the left edge, circa one centimeter large.

A few retouching are visible on the figures in the foreground.


Offered with a gilt wood frame.

Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the condition of the frame.


Le tableau est en bel état de conservation.

Il a fait l'objet d'un rentoilage, un peu dur.

Le support est sain et stable.

La couche picturale est dans un état de conservation satisfaisant.

Elle présente une zone d'usure un peu marquée au niveau du bord gauche.

Le vernis est très jaune et oxydé.

Un repeint désaccordé d'environ un centimètre est visible au centre.


À la lampe UV

Des retouches apparaissent dans les parties sombres de la partie inférieure, au niveau des rochers, sur les figures des deux personnages orientaux sur la gauche et tout le long du bord gauche sur environ un centimètre de largeur.

Quelques retouches sont visibles sur les figures au premier plan.


Vendu dans un cadre en bois doré.

Veuillez noter que Sotheby's ne garantit pas l'état des cadres.


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