Emile Boilvin (French, 1845-1899)
    The Letter
    Oil on canvas
    21-3/4 x 18-1/4 inches (55.2 x 46.4 cm)
    Signed lower left: E. Boilvin

    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Glue-lined canvas; there appears to be craquelure and frame wear; an approx. 8 inch scratch along top right edge; under UV light, there appears to be several spots of inpaint, most notably an approx. 2 x 1 inch area near center right edge and another of similar size in standing figure's skirt at center bottom edge; signature fluoresces and appears to be floating. Framed Dimensions 25 X 21.5 Inches

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