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Lot 41John Augustus Thelwall
British, fl.1883-1896
Arranging Flowers, 1884
Signed J. A. Thelwall and dated 1884 (ur)
Oil on canvas
41 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches

Sold for $2,500
Estimate $1,800-2,200

There is an X-Shaped tear in the lower center of the woman's dress, approximately 1 1/2 x 2 inches. Visible stretcher marks. Frame rubbing. Scattered craquelure. 1/2 x 1/2 inch area of inpaint in the center background just off the woman's knot in her scarf. There is one other touch of inpaint in the background 2 inches left of the signature. There is a dense varnish making it hard to see any further restoration under UV light.

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