Mother & Child

May 01 — 06, 2021
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LOT 32

Lot 32

FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian

FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
Lot 32 Details
FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian

A CROWNED WOMAN IN A VEIL LOOKING DOWNWARDS

oil on panel

10.5 ins x 8.5 ins; 26.7 cms x 21.6 cms

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
  • FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
  • FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
  • FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
  • FOLLOWER OF ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486-1531), Italian
Provenance:

With Albert Jacques Franck Restorer, and artist, Toronto, his label verso inscribed: "Surface cleaned only and varnish reformed";
The Estate of Lois Orkin, ON

CONDITION DETAILS

There is an Albert Jacques Franck restorer label verso with the inscriptions "Surface cleaned only old varnish reformed" and "September." Mid-20th century varnish is crystallizing; there are two circular spots of varnish that have a crusty-looking, crystalized quality upper left. The panel is slightly warped and the has a small knot in the wood verso that has chipped away. There is a number "5" inscribed in black crayon verso. The frame is period, stepped and appropriate to the work. The painting has a symbolic feel; the mother’s eyes are closed, etc. It would benefit from a cleaning.

Ultraviolet light examination: old varnish overall with light vertical blacks showing but that should disappear if cleaned as the varnish is crystallizing.


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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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