Lot 25Attributed to Cornelius Johnson (Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen)
Portrait of a Lady Wearing a Satin Gown
Oil on canvas
43 1/8 x 35 5/8 inches (109.5 x 90.5 cm)
Private collection, Washington, D. C.
Sold for $6,250
Glue relined. Canvas rippling on the stretcher. Some surface abrasion. There is a small hole in the sitter's hair to the left of her face. Paint lifting, with small losses, in the upper right quadrant. large scrape across the sitter's face. Dense old varnish layer showing little under UV light, but there are some visible areas of restoration, mostly inpainted cracks.
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