Lot 223Jenny Legrand
French, 19th Century
The Go-Between: A Pair
Each signed Legrand and one dated 1810 (cr)
Oil on canvas
Sight 44 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches each
C Estate of Oleg Cassini, Oyster Bay Cove Residence, New York
Sold for $28,125
(Lady) - Relined. There is a 18 inch (approx) vertical repaired tear with corresponding inpaint in the upper right. Several more spots of inpaitning in the face and arms. A 1 x 1/2 inch area of inpainting in the dress. Scattered spots of inpaint in the sky behind the sitter. Some more inpainting along the top edge and a small 1 x 1 inch area at lower right. Some areas of faint craquelure.
(Gentleman) - Relined. There is an 8 x 16 inch (approx) T-shaped repaired tear with corresponding inpaint just above the sitter. Two more areas of inpainting near the left edge in the books and just above the books. A few spots in the sitter's pants. A few areas of inpainting along the edges and a few touches in the face and hands. Some areas of faint craquelure.
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