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Lot 78Michael Johann Schnitzler
German, 1782-1861
Finches in Their Nest
Signed M. Schnitzler (lr)
Oil on panel
10 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches

Sold for $11,250
Estimate $500-700

Three inch loss to panel at bottom edge at lower left (concealed by frame). The right side of the panel has an uneven edge with several small losses (approximately five, also concealed by frame). General wear along the edges due to frame rub. Dense varnish layer makes it difficult to detect restoration under UV. A few spots detectable in top fourth of the painting - most notable is a 1/2 inch vertical area in the leaves above the right bird. Another tiny loss at lower center. Faint craquelure.

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