Lot 32Dutch School
Fishing Smacks off the Coast, 1873
Signed E. Baker and dated 1873 (lr)
Oil on canvas
28 1/4 x 39 3/4 inches
Sold for $500
Glue relined. Surface grime. Frame rubbing with corresponding inpaint, particularly in the sky at the upper left hand corner and the lower right hand corner. Inpainted repaired hole in the sky at the upper right quadrant approximately 4 x 3 inches. Another smaller repaired hole in the water at the lower center the size of a dime. Other scattered areas of inpainting in the sky, particularly the sky around the boat in the center left. No further restoration visible under UV light.
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