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Lot 28Attributed to Arthur J. Elsley
Playing with Fire, circa 1897
Remnants of a signature and date A.J. ELSLEY 18...7 (ll)
Oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 26 inches (50.1 x 66 cm)

Sold for $3,125
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Wax lined. Scattered craquelure. Scattered spots of inpainting including along the edges; in the faces of the children; vertical line running from just above the cat through the cat; few other scattered spots.

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