François Flameng (French, 1856-1923)
Portrait of a lady, standing full length, in a gold evening dress and silver shawl, before a table with roses
signed 'François Flameng' and dated 'London 1906' l.l., oil on canvas
220 x 124cm
Provenance: Hunsdon House, Hertfordshire.
From The Principal Contents of an East Anglian Estate.
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Sold for £6,900
Oil on canvas which is unlined. The canvas tension is very slack with undulations across the surface and drawers in the corners. Two holes in the canvas have been patched from the reverse with a finer weave canvas, the holes have then been overpainted. There is a loss to the paint layer in the lower left quadrant caused by impact. The paint layer has developed wide drying cracks in areas as it has dried. Overall the paint layer is stable. The varnish layer is yellowed overall but glossy with some surface dirt.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 23rd Sep 2020
Sworders’ September Fine Interiors Sale comprises over eight hundred lots of furniture, paintings, works of art and silver, to include the Principal Contents of an East-Anglian Country Estate, the Trevor Barton Collection of Pipes, and an assortment of fine French furniture, objets d’art and clocks. Be sure to follow Sworders Fine Interiors on Instagram for sneak previews, highlights and interior design inspiration!
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will be offering viewing by appointment only.
One hour time slots will be available from:
Friday 18 September, 9am - 5pm
Saturday 19 September, 10am - 4pm
Sunday 20 September, 10am - 4pm
Monday 21 September, 9am - 5pm
Removal of Lots
All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 October 2020.
Furniture and carpet 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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