Description

    GERMAN SCHOOL (17th Century)
    Pair of Portraits (Parents of the Artist)
    Oil on canvas
    15 x 12 inches (38.1 x 30.5 cm) (each)
    Portrait of wife inscribed verso: Meine Mütter eine / geborne Lazner
    Portrait of husband inscribed verso: Mein Vatter / Georg Christoff Baer

    PROVENANCE:
    Purchased in Germany in the 1960s by Mr. John Harris, Cedar Hill, Texas;
    Private collection, Midlothian, Texas, 1990.


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

    Condition Report*:

    Re-varnished canvases with slight surface grime, fine craquelure, and stretcher creasing; small paint chip along bottom edge of husband portrait; paint loss along left and bottom edges of wife portrait; under UV examination, minor flecks of in-painting along bottom and left edges of husband portrait, and in the bottom portion of his ruffle; minor in-painting along top edge and a 3 x 1" region along left edge of wife portrait; otherwise good condition. Framed Dimensions 17 X 14.25 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    27th Tuesday
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