Lot 79Leopold Gould Seyffert
Guatemalan Mother and Child, 1934
Signed Leopold Seyffert, dated 1934 and inscribed ANTIGUA (lr)
Oil on canvas
50 1/4 x 40 1/4 inches
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Leopold Seyffert Retrospective Exhibition, Apr. 9 - May 11, 1985, no. 22
Sold for $13,750
2 inch area of vertical inpainting in lower left quadrant (in plants) with corresponding patch on verso. Another 1 1/2 x 3/4 inch area of inpainting in the mother's upper sleeve with corresponding patch on verso. Faint but visible stretcher bar marks (horizontal bar more visible). Some craquelure, most prominent at center in shawl. Irregularity to paint surface at left edge at center, most likely having occurred in studio (photos upon request). Some wear along the edges due to frame rub.
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