Mother & Child

May 01 — 06, 2021
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LOT 27

Lot 27

BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch

BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
Lot 27 Details
BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch

MOTHER FEEDING THE NEWBORN IN A COTTAGE INTERIOR AT SCHEVENINGEN

oil on canvas
signed lower right, signed at Scheveningen verso
13 ins x 17 ins; 33 cms x 43.2 cms

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
  • BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
  • BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
  • BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
  • BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
  • BERNARDUS JOHANNES BLOMMERS (1845–1914), Dutch
Provenance:

With Paul Tiecke Vergolder, Berlin label to the frame verso;
Private Collection, Toronto

CONDITION DETAILS

The canvas is original and is not relined. It has cracks and crazing lines visible on the verso. There is crazing and small white marks at the top right on the recto. It is rare to see one signed verso and titled; it is a charming earlier one. The frame is heavy and it has a framer's label to the reverse of Paul Tiecke Vergolder Berlin (it may not be the original frame). The canvas is very dirty and would benefit from a cleaning. Black light examination shows crazing lines and dark pigments.


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About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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