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Lot 56Adolf Karpellus
Austrian, 1869-1919
A Distant Fire
Signed with conjoined first initials A Karpellus
Oil on canvas
33 1/2 x 47 3/8 inches

Sold for $1,000
Estimate $1,200-1,800

There is a 1/4 x 1/4 inch loss above the signature within a 1/2 x 1/2 inch area of inpainting. Another 1/2 x 1/2 inch area of inpainting right below the signature. Scattered inpainting in the trees. Another area of inpainting along the edges of the far left standing figure's legs. There is another 1 inch loss to the left of the signature. There is a small loss in the sky and another on the figures (1/8 and 1/4 inches respectively). Two specks of paint loss in the same quadrant (lower right) and another speck of paint loss in upper right quadrant in the trees. Frame rubbing and inpainting along the edges.

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