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Francesco Beda

The Little Model

Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 USD

Francesco Beda

Francesco Beda

The Little Model

The Little Model

Estimate:

30,000 to - 50,000 USD

Francesco Beda

Italian

1840 - 1900

The Little Model


signed F. Beda. (lower right); inscribed on the reverse A. d. Nachlass v. F. Beda [From the estate of F. Beda] (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 37½ by 60 in.; 92.2 by 152.4 cm

framed: 43½ by 65½ in.; 110.4 by 166.3 cm

The canvas is not lined and slack on its stretcher, buckling at lower left. Long surface scratches in the foreground parallel to the bottom edge. Under UV light, the small area in front of the seated woman at left and around the model's outstretched arm fluoresce but are also visible with the naked eye; small dots of inpainting on the foreground at lower left that can also be seen with the naked eye.




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The artist's estate
Thomas Cummings, Chicago, Illinois 
Thence by descent to the present owner