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Lot 23James Archer
Scottish, 1824-1904
Woman Reading, 1864
Monogramed and dated 1864 (lr)
Oil on canvas
24 x 18 inches



Sold for $3,438
Estimate $800-1,200

Heavy Craquelure throughout painting. Lower right there is a 3 inch x 3 inch square area of repair and inpainting, with a patch to the canvas on the back. In the upper left there is a 4 x 4 inch area of repair, with inpainting. Please note that this was repaired with a plaster-like substance. Frame rubbing. Dirty varnish. Visible stretcher marks. No other restoration is detected under UV light.


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.





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