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The March 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Mar 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1252

Andre Di Pontes (19th C.) Oil On Board, C. Late 1860s, "The Laurels Of Valor", H 19.5'' W 16''

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 in the lower right. Depicting a widow with her children contemplating the death of their Prussian cavalry officer husband and father after the Austro-Prussian War. Framed H 32", W 26". Partial paper label on the verso with the title.


Overall varnish fluoresces under UV light. Restoration with overpainting to some splitting of the wood grain in the upper right by the portrait. Two points of overpainting at the little girl's shoulder and in front of the wife's face. 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 additional questions regarding the condition of this lot, please email conditions@dumouchelles.com.