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Wed, Jul 19, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 414

Watercolor Painting of Figure 1868

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Watercolor on paper painting depicting a figure heavily laden with wares. Inscribed "Madrid" and dated 1868 along the lower right. Signed illegibly and faintly just above this inscription. The original pencil sketch can be seen through the pigments, most prominently in the goods the figure carries.
Sight; height: 11 1/4 in x width: 6 1/2 in. Framed; height: 17 in x width: 12 1/4 in.


Overall there are no visible tears, creases or losses. There is minute foxing throughout. The edges of the sheet have acid burn. There is a small, faint blue circle along the lower left quadrant, it is unknown if this is part of the original artwork. Image under window mat. There are dark accretions throughout the extreme edges of the mat, most visible along the top left corner, along the extreme left edge and the bottom edge. Framed under plexiglass. There is wear to the plexiglass. There is light wear to the frame. Not examined out of frame.

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