English School, 19th century
Mounted sportsmen with guns over pointers, a country house beyond
oil on canvas
46 x 61cm
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Sold for £700
Framed size: 53 x 67.5cm.
Some surface dirt to sky area, would benefit from a light clean, a few specks of white paint? to sky and to arm of furthest figure to the left, two specks of paint loss lower centre, canvas a little loose and is coming away from nails at the back, under uv light small patch of retouching to sky, and there is some fluorescing to horses's legs/chest where possibly a bit of retouching but this is not overly clear - please see images. Small losses to frame at corners. This is based on close observation under raking light, and when stood back looking at the work on a wall, in our opinion, these do not overly distract and it remains a pleasing image. Please refer to images for detail.
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Auction: Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dogs, Tue, 31st May 2022
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