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Item Details

Fine & Decorative Art

August 12, 2004 – August 13, 2004

Lot #732
Temp #17095
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $7,000.00   (hammer price)
 $8,050.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 13, 2004

Description

FRAMED PAINTING Flemish, Early 18th Century A gamekeeper wearing a tricorn hat and holding a hare in his right hand and a gun in his left hand, with a basket filled with birds lying at his feet. Signed lower left "Pet... S.....". Possibly Petrus Snyers (Flemish, 1681-1752). Needs restoration. Oil on canvas, 49" x 39".

Condition

12" tear at the chest of the figure, repaired and patched from reverse. Another unrepaired tear above the basket. Heavily inpainted and varnished. Wax reline. Warped and crazed throughout, with light alligatoring.

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