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Continental School, 17th Century St. Augustine

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3825TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 11, 2021 12:00PM


Continental School, 17th Century

St. Augustine
Oil on canvas, 47 3/4 x 38 3/8 in. (98.0 x 121.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.

Provenance: A Massachusetts estate.

N.B. As is typical, St. Augustine is presented here in the habit of a bishop, bearing a book and pen in reference to his writings. This work, with its strong directional lighting highlighting the figure emerging from a dark background and the twist of the pose is reflective of 17th century handling, found in the works of artists such as Claude Vignon (French, 1593-1670).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Framed dimensions are 58 x 46 x 3 1/4 inches.

Diagonal surface crack measuring about 5 inches across the l.r. corner. Various surface imperfections from earlier restorations.

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