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Lot 9English School
19th Century
The Court of Queen Elizabeth I
Signed indistinctly (lr)
Oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 52 inches


Sold for $5,625
Estimate $800-1,200

Frame rubbing. Dirty varnish. Scattered craquelure throughout. Visible stretcher marks. There is a 3 inch scratch in the center right. There is a small repaired hole in the feather tail of the peacock at the lower right. There is a repaired tear in the red rug at the center, approximately 3 inches. There is another repaired tear in the face of the woman with the red dress at the center left. There is a dense varnish, unable to detect further restoration under UV light.

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