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Lot 17Follower of Ferdinand de Braekeleer
Conversations at an Outdoor Tavern
Bears signature F.D. Braekeleer and date XX 1889 (lr)
Oil on cradled panel
15 x 12 1/4 inches

Sold for $438
Estimate $600-800

Scattered craquelure. Screening varnish makes it difficult to detect inpainting under UV examination, though inpaint is visible along a vertical seam located 5 inches from the left edge. Surface dirt.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.