Charles Sillem Lidderdale (1830-1895)
Portrait of a woman, half length, in a white cloak
signed with monogram l.l., oil on canvas
53 x 43cm
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Sold for £900
Oil on a fine weave canvas support. The canvas is unlined and generally in plane with good tension. Stretcher bar marks have formed where the canvas rests against the wooden frame behind. The upper stretcher bar mark is very pronounced and glossy. There are also glossy patches above this line which fluoresce strongly under ultraviolet light. There are a few small punctures to the canvas along the lower edge. The paint layer has a network of age cracks which are raised in areas and pulling the canvas forward slightly. The varnish is yellowed and dull with a few matte spots, notably in the sitter’s hair. There is a thick layer of dust on the front and reverse of the painting. The unusual, decorative frame has several areas of loss and flaking.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 31st Mar 2021
We are very excited to share the online catalogue for our forthcoming Fine Interiors sale featuring almost 900 lots of furniture, works of art, paintings and silver. Our first sale of 2021 offers a selection of the very best in classical and contemporary furnishings from all over the globe, including a strong showing of country and vernacular pieces, as well as vibrant and bright Chinoiserie and florally themed lots, which are perfect for the beginning of Spring and the more hopeful months to come.
An exciting new development for the department is the introduction of the Fine Interiors Journal, a companion guide offering an overview of the sale complete with links directly to the relevant sections of the online catalogue.
Due to Government guidance around social distancing, we are unable to offer general viewing of all items in our auction rooms. All lots are, however, extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports - see 'Condition report' at the foot of each lot description.
Removal of Lots
All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 9 April 2021. Furniture lots remaining after this date will be removed to:
Perry Removals, Chapel End, Broxted, Essex CM6 2BW.
Removal will be at a cost of £20 +VAT per lot and storage will be charged at £2 +VAT per lot, per day.
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