Revere Auctions
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November Day 1: Americana & European Continental

Wed, Nov 16, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 162

4 19th c. Portrait Paintings of Boys

Estimate: $300 - $600

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Group of four 19th c. portrait paintings. Three depict young boys; two in a naive or folk art style. With one portrait of a man with a high collar.
(Unframed) height ranges from 12 in to 30 in; width ranges from 9 in to 25 in. (Framed) height ranges from 15 3/4 in to 37 3/4 in; width ranges from 12 3/4 in to 30 1/2 in.


The artworks are in good condition overall. The works along the right have both be relined. The painting along the top left has craquelure throughout with some light areas of retouching along the upper left and top of the figures head. The artwork on the bottom left has a wax lining and have several areas of restoration, most notable along the right there is a vertical line that goes around 8-10 inches, followed by a horizontal line that goes around 3-4 inches of repair, likely from a tear. The pastel has some areas of wear and losses. The painting along the lower right has some minor areas of restoration, most notable along the lower center edge. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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