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Lot 52Edouard Gelhay
French, 1856-1939
Lost in Thought
Dedicated a madame Reynaud and signed Ed. Gelhay. (lr)
Oil on panel
16 3/16 x 12 7/8 inches

Estimate $3,500-4,500

Frame rubbing. Scattered areas of paint separation mainly in the bottom half of the painting and some in the sky. Inpainting in the woman's face and a inpainted line a separation painted in the sky 1 inch long. Triangular area of discoloration in the sky viewed under UV light, approximately 3 inches x 2 inches.

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