BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
French Galleries, London, F.G. label verso;
Continental Galleries of Fine Art, Montreal label verso;
Prominent Collection, Montreal
This lot is in good condition. The painting was relined by Frank Worrall, Toronto, in 1947. Worrall's initials, mark and the date of restoration are inscribed on the relined canvas verso. The visual condition is very pleasing, the scene has beautiful internal light. It has a nice, old gilt frame.
Black light examination: old varnish covers most of the canvas. It has not been cleaned in some time. There is no overpaint visible under UV light. It may have had some heat crazing in the centre that was restored by Worrall in 1947. Overall, a great example by the artist in very nice condition.
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