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    Thomas Hartley Cromek (British, 1809-1873)
    A view of the Umbrian campagna with Spoleto in the distance and a goatherd and his flock in the foreground, 1833
    Oil on canvas
    44-1/4 x 67-1/2 inches (112.4 x 171.5 cm)
    Signed, inscribed, and dated lower left: T.H. Cromek / Roma 1833

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, January 14, 1977, lot 217;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.




    Condition Report*: Glue-lined canvas. Under UV light there appears to have been at least two periods of restoration and the canvas has been selectively cleaned in the past. The old varnish is very heavy making it difficult to read some of the areas of restoration. The most recent area of inpaint measures 2 x 3in area in the rocks lower left. There are several areas of selective reinforcing to the trees upper right and in the rocks lower left quadrant. The figures and some of the goats have areas of inpaint; the donkey is more extensively inpainted. There are further scattered small touches of inpaint overall. Fine craquelure. Framed Dimensions 51 X 74.25 Inches
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