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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00
Last UpdatedSeptember 10, 2019


German, 1839-1909

Comical genre scene. Depicts a priest quoting from the bible to a friar, while the friar is visibly distracted by a classical nude sculpture. Signed lower left F. Ortlieb".
Provenance: A Cape Cod Estate.
Oil on canvas, 32.25" x 26.5". Framed 42" x 35"."


Relined. Craqueleur. UV light reveals scattered inpaint, the largest areas to lower left and right corners. Reflective / glossy uneven varnish.

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