Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

Item Details

Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art

November 17, 2011 – November 19, 2011

Lot #1218
Temp #2
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $950.00   (hammer price)
 $1,092.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 19, 2011

Description

AMERICAN OR CONTINENTAL SCHOOL
Circa 1900

Portrait of a seated woman in a white coat holding a parasol. Monogrammed lower right C.M.A.[?] Paris 190[?]". Canvas preparer's label verso for "Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris". Remnants of a French label on reverse indicate the piece was exhibited in a Philadelphia Exposition. Period hand-carved American Arts & Crafts frame in later white paint. Framed with a Tilden-Thurber, Providence label.
Provenance: Private Collection, Cape Cod..
Oil on canvas, 26" x 20". Framed."

Condition

Original canvas. UV light reveals no obvious restoration. Varnish layer with substantial dirt and grime. Needs cleaning.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.
 

  • Hours: April-October: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am until 5:00pm
  • November-March: 8:30am until 4:30pm
  • Visits: 64,991,750
  • Site Last Updated: August 17, 2019

Hosting • Design • Development: Community Internet Cape Cod SEO