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The April 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Apr 14, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1120

Delavause (French) Oil On Canvas, 19th C., Love Letter, H 32'' W 19.5''

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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A 19th century oil on canvas by Delavause. In the style of Conrad Kiesel (German 1846-1921). Depicting a young woman coyly reading a letter. Signed to the lower right. Frame measures H 38" x L 25.5". Provenance: Property of a Bloomfield Hills, Michigan private collector.


Original canvas. When viewed under UV light, a minor degree of inpainting fluoresces throughout all quadrants. With craquelure throughout the composition. Areas of spot-cleaned varnish. With losses to frame. | 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 ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.