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March 2024: Day Two

Fri, Mar 15, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1168

French Oil on Canvas, Ca. Later 19th C., "Vercingetorix And the Gauls", H 29" W 41"

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
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$2,000 $250
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$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Unsigned. Depicting king Vercingetorix on horseback with two riders and his united Gallic tribes in the background. He would later meet his demise in conflict with Julius Caesar. Having a painted wood frame, H 36", W 48". High quality painting, finely detailed and executed. Provenance: Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Condition

Original canvas. Restretched with a newer stretcher. Scattered small spots of overpainting in the background and at the figures. Band of overpainting in the clouds extending to the figure's right arm, on the left hand side. Small cluster with flakes of pigment loss in this area as well. 6" line of overpainting at the black horse's legs. See UV photos. | 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.
Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.