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    CHRISTOPHE GEORGE MATTHES (German, 1738-1805) and CONTINENTAL SCHOOL (18th Century)
    Figural Compositions (4)

    (Matthes) Portrait of a Woman, 1805
    Charcoal on paper
    Sheet: 21 x 16-1/2 inches (53.3 x 41.9 cm); image: 18-1/2 x 14-3/4 inches (47 x 37.5 cm)
    Signed lower right: C.G.L. Matthes del 1805

    (Matthes) Portrait of a Boy, 1798
    Charcoal on paper
    26-1/2 x 20 inches (37.3 x 50.8 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: CGL Matthes / 22nd Aug. 1798

    (Continental School) Mythological Figures (Perseus and Andromeda)
    Charcoal heightened with white chalk on grey paper
    21-1/2 x 24-1/2 inches (54.6 x 62.2 cm)

    (Continental School) Mythological Figures (Woman with Mirror and Winged Man), 1777
    Charcoal heightened with white chalk on grey paper
    21-1/2 x 24-1/2 inches 954.6 x 62.2 cm)
    Signed illegibly and dated in shadow beneath woman's right hand: ___ 1777

    Condition Report*: Portrait of a Woman:  Very good condition.  Paper creasing in upper corners and handling marks in border.  Hinged to a second sheet.  Portrait of a Boy:  Fair condition.  Tears and creasing along the edges, with losses along the top edge.  Horizontal crease through center.  Minor scattered accretions.  Perseus and Andromeda:  Good condition.  Paper crinkling along edges and two water stains in lower left quadrant.  Mythological Figures:  Fair condition.  Creasing, staining, and several tears along edges.  Vertical crease through center.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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