Theophile de Bock (Dutch, 1851-1904)
'The Cottage, Evening'
indistinctly signed l.r., oil on canvas
37 x 56cm, unframed
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Sold for £500
The painting is executed in oil on a canvas support which has been lined. There is a loss at the upper edge but overall the paint layer is in a stable condition overall. The painting has been partially cleaned in the past with old varnish residues present in the darker paint passages. There are a few scattered areas of overpaint across the surface. The varnish is semi-glossy and slightly yellowed.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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