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    CORNEILLE PETIT (Belgian, 19th Century)
    Return from the Market
    Oil on canvas
    22-3/4 x 18 inches (57.8 x 45.7 cm)
    Signed and inscribed lower right: C. Petit / Bruxelles

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, New York.

    A handwritten label by the artist in French attached verso reads (in translation): I, the undersigned, certify that this painting (Return from the Market) is original and painted by me. C. Petit Rue Robiano.


    Condition Report*: Original unlined canvas, stretcher and frame. Under UV examination there is an old varnish making a clear assessment of anything beneath it hard to read. There appear to be a few areas of strenthening or inpaint in the tablecloth, in the foreground plane, and possibly in the rafters. There are some small areas of inpaint to address tiny losses to left of the mirror on the right, on the gentleman's lower legs, and in the standing woman's head wrap. Framed Dimensions 29.5 X 25.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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