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    Description

    Diogene Ulyssee Napoleon Maillart (French, 1840-1926)
    Young Romani water carrier
    Oil on canvas
    43-1/2 x 33 inches (110.5 x 83.8 cm)
    Signed and inscribed lower left: Maillart Roma

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, October 25, 2005, lot 56 (as Young Roman water carrier);
    Private collection, Texas.




    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Minor frame abrasion at extreme edges. Finely patterned craquelure throughout. An extremely few white pinpoint accretions, likely paint, in lower right quadrant. Surface dust. An approximately 1 1/2-inch repaired tear in upper center, visible only from the reverse.
    Under UV: varnish fluoresces green unevenly. Retouching to aforementioned repair. Finely applied dots and dashes of retouching throughout, addressing prior craquelure. A small area of retouching on the figure's lower lip. Some brushy retouches to the foliage and background.
    Framed Dimensions 58 X 46 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    4th Friday
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