Description

    LOUIS CHARLES MOELLER (American, 1855-1930)
    The Dubious Tale
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 48 inches (76.2 x 121.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: Louis Moeller N.A.

    PROVENANCE:
    Closson Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio;




    Condition Report*:

    Lined canvas; minor frame wear along extreme edges; very faint stretcher creases visible under raking light; very light craquelure visible under raking light; stable surface; under UV exam, there appear to be several spots of inpainting in floor and rug in lower left quadrant, cosmetic inpainting/strengthening in draping folds of tablecloth near center bottom edge, crack-fill inpainting in shoes of seated man with newspaper as well as in pile of objects in lower right quadrant, and an approx. 6 inches long diagonal line of inpainting in background above seated figures at right, visible under raking light. Framed Dimensions 37 X 54.5 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    10th Saturday
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