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Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art

August 3, 2011 – August 5, 2011

Lot #320
Temp #38
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $550.00   (hammer price)
 $632.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 5, 2011

Description

LOUIS CONTOIT
American, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Irish setter with a quail. Signed and dated lower right Louis Contoit NY 1889".
Oil on canvas, 16" x 12". Framed."

Condition

Not examined under UV light. Not relined. Craquleur throughout. Some paint loss to lower corer below the signature. The entire signature is still present with the exception of the N" in NY. Two holes to the grassy area in the lower portion of the painting. Needs cleaning."

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