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    CESARE AUGUSTE DETTI (1847-1914)
    Portrait of a Noblewoman
    Oil on canvas
    37 x 29 inches (94.0 x 73.7 cm)
    Signed center left: C. Detti

    PROVENANCE:
    Mr. A. DeLoach Martin, Jr., Dallas;
    By descent to the present owner.


    More information about CESARE AUGUSTE DETTI, also known as Detti, Cesare Auguste, Cesare Auguste Detti, Cesare Agostino Detti.

    Condition Report*: Original canvas in good condition with completely stable paint film; scattered areas of craquelure; slight stretcher creasing in center of canvas; minor accretions on white satin (woman's right arm); tiny tack holes along bottom edge; under UV examination, the figure is nearly untouched, with very minor in-painting (along the canvas edges, in the craquelure of sitter's hair framing her face, a line near her left elbow, two small dots and one 1.5" horizontal line (repair to canvas verso) in right background, and tiny scattered dots above her right shoulder).
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    17th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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