Lot 16Theodule Auguste Ribot
The Young Chefs, 1860
Signed T. Ribot and dated 1860 (lr)
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 15 inches
C Estate of John Edwards
Very dirty varnish. Wax lined. Frame rubbing. Scattered craquelure. Partially visible stretcher marks. Scattered old inpainting: along the edges, but mainly in the far left third of of the painting and in an area at the upper right; some spots in the face of the boy second from the left. Most of the restoration is in the background or in the apron of the boy at far left.
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