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The December 2023 Auctions: Day Two

Fri, Dec 15, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 1212

A.L. Verspuy, Flemish Oil on Canvas, Ca. 18th C., "Village Market Day", H 12" W 19.25"

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Signed "A.L. Verspuy" in the lower left. Bustling village scene as young and old, rich and poor, gather in the morning for market day. Having a modern giltwood frame, H 20.5", W 27.5". Provenance: From the Estate of Prominent Collector, Leon Zielinski, Macomb County, MI. Kodner Galleries, FL. 2014.

Condition

Canvas has been trimmed with a 19th century reline. Overall masking varnish fluoresces under UV light. Overpaint at the windows on the right side of the composition, in the grass and at the water trough in the center. Any other conservation work has been obscured by the varnish. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.