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    HANS ZATZKA (German, 1859-1945)
    Harem Entertainers
    Oil on canvas
    24-3/4 x 31-1/2 inches (62.9 x 80.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: H. Zatzka
    Inscribed verso: Jede Art Vervielfältigung / vorbehalten/ H. Zatzka

    PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lawton, New Orleans;
    Thence by descent to present owner.


    Condition Report*: Re-varnished canvas, slightly loose on stretcher; faint stretcher creasing along top and right sides; dent with small puncture and 1/4" paint loss in arch of of upper right quadrant; 1/4" tear in floor of lower left quadrant; shallow dent and abrasion on face of left seated figure; two paint chips along upper left edge; under UV examination, areas of restoration difficult to read because of heavy varnish; scattered in-painting in arch and pillow behind right seated figure and along top of green shawl in lower right corner; otherwise good condition; frame dimensions:  28.5 x 35".
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    10th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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