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Lot 26Jean Francois Raffaelli
French, 1850-1924
Washerwomen Along the Banks of a River
Signed J.F. Raffaelli (lr)
Oil on board
25 3/4 x 33 1/4 inches (65.4 x 84.5 cm)

Sold for $43,750
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Frame rubbing and wear along edges, with a few losses along the top edge. Dirty varnish. Slight bow to the board. Metal strips nailed along the edges (sides and back.) Inpainting along the edges (mainly at the top); scattered spots of inpainting in the sky and scattered along some of the rooftops and center building's roof. Unable to detect further restoration.

Frame bears the label from Royer, S.A., 14, rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris

Acquired by the present owner in 1987 at the Biennale de Paris.

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.