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Lot 4Erastus Salisbury Field
American, 1805-1900
Young Woman with Sheet Music and a Gentleman Holding an Oboe: pair
Oil on canvas
Each 35 x 29 inches

[Sale] Sotheby's, New York, January 28, 1982, lot 8

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Sold for $4,688
Estimate $5,000-8,000

(i) Inpainting in the subject's face, primarily focused at the chin and lower lip but also in the brow and hair. A few other scattered areas of inpainting as well. Craquelure. Relined.
(ii) Inpainting in the shadows of the sitter's face. There are other areas of inpainting in the background. Craquelure. Relined.