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Sun, Jun 26, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1472


Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

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Framed oil on canvas painting, Madonna della Seggiola (Madonna of the Chair), signed verso Antoine Sebastien Falardeau (Canadian/ Italian, 1822-1889), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Italian, 1483-1520), dated June 25, 1855, in ornate giltwood frame, sight: approx 28"h, 28"w, overall: approx 59"h, 49"w, 84lbs **Provenance: An important San Antonio estate** Start Price: $1000.00


6.7.2---LOT –1472--The canvas is loose in the frame and wavy (not taught), there is overall heavy craquelure, UV light examination shows all described below as well as old varnish, there are some small areas of paint loss throughout particularly at child on the furthest rights hand, center child’s leg extending to foot, and the rail by lady at lower left quadrant, there’s what appears to be either an abrasion or inpainting along the top right rounded edge (visible under UV light), the frame itself has typical gilt loss, some glue restoration to applied carvings, hairlines, and tonal variation where paint has been touched up. I am unable to examine the back please refer to online images *****************Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please contact utilize the ?ask a question? tab found in each lot. All lots are sold as is and where is. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Austin Auction Gallery does not give refunds based on condition. Austin Auction Gallery does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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