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Lot 17French School
19th Century
Pastoral Still Life and Musical Instrument Still Life: Two Grisaille Inserts
Oils on canvas
Each 34 1/8 x 25 1/4 inches (86.7 x 64.1 cm)

Sold for $2,500
Estimate $4,000-6,000

i. Musical Instruments: Frame rubbing. Stretcher marks slightly visible. Scattered scuffs and abrasions, particularly along the edges. 1/2'' loss at lower center. Surface dirt.

ii. Pastoral Still Life: Frame rubbing. Surface dirt. 1'' circular areas of loss along right center edge and upper right. Scattered smudges and other abrasions, including a horiztonal 2 1/2'' black scuff at lower right. 2'' horizontal bluish abrasion along lower left edge. Some of the darker gray areas flouresce under UV light, but unclear whether it is restoration.

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