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19TH C. O/C, AMERICAN SCHOOL, YOUNG BOY IN A RED DRESS EATING GRAPES. The boy depicted seated on a patterned rug with a basket of grapes in lap and three grapes clutched in his right hand, his closed mouth and wide eyes suggest he was caught in the act of eating the grapes, perhaps without permission, 26 1/4” x 18 3/4”, frame 29 1/4” x 21 3/4”. Condition: Examined under UV light. Professionally restored with masking varnish, light scattered in-painting, and craquelure throughout. The canvas re-stretched and relined with replaced stretcher.

(Estimate: $1000-2000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

19TH C. O/C, AMERICAN SCHOOL, YOUNG BOY IN A RED DRESS EATING GRAPES. The boy depicted seated on a patterned rug with a basket of grapes in lap and three grapes clutched in his right hand, his closed mouth and wide eyes suggest he was caught in the act of eating the grapes, perhaps without permission,  26 1/4” x 18 3/4”, frame 29 1/4” x 21 3/4”.  Condition: Examined under UV light. Professionally restored with masking varnish, light scattered in-painting, and craquelure throughout. The canvas re-stretched and relined with replaced stretcher.

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