Manner of Jacques Courtois
Cavalry battle scenes
a pair, oil on canvas
49.5 x 140cm, unframed (2)
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Sold for £600
Oil on coarse weave canvas supports which are unlined. Both canvases are slack on the their stretchers with undulations across the surface. There are minor impacts on both works creating concave deformations and localised damage to the paint layers. Across the surface are small pits of paint where the paint and ground layers have sunk into the canvas weave. In the lighter paint passages these appear dark where they have collected dirt. There are age and impact cracks across the paint surface with localised areas of raised and lifting paint and a few scattered losses. There are some areas of overpaint which appear to be mainly located at the edges of the paintings. The varnish layer is even and semi-glossy. There is staining across the surfaces. Along the lines of the some of the paint cracks fine white hazing has formed, most noticeable in the darker paint passages.
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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.
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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.
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