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    Italian School (19th Century)
    Allegory of Autumn and Winter (two works)
    Oil on canvas, each
    28-1/2 x 50-1/2 inches (72.4 x 128.3 cm) (each)


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; there appears to be craquelure throughout as well as faint stretcher creases; under UV exam, there appears to be inpainting along extreme edges to address frame wear; in Cupids in Winter, there is an approx. 5 inch diameter spot of inpainting in upper right corner below the curve of frame; a few spots of inpainting throughout, most notably in far right cupid; possible strengthening in shadows, outlines, and details of figures; in Cupids in Summer, there appears to be broad areas of inpainting in lower right quadrant. Most notably, a vertical line of inpainting through the far right cupid and another line following the shadow of central cupids right leg; possible overpaint in cloud background and several spots scattered throughout. Framed Dimensions 29.25 X 51.25 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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    12th-13th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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