BOY (SURROUNDED BY GOLD).

boy-surrounded-by-gold-frame-wm

boy-surrounded-by-gold-wm

Image: www.ragoarts.com.

  • Medium: oil and gold leaf on panel.
  • Dimensions: Sotheby’s: 235 x 480 mm (0.11 m²); Rago: 279 x 431 (0.12 m²), unframed.
  • History: auctioned Sotheby’s, 11 Dec 2003, ‘The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein,’  est. £8,000-£12,000; sold by auction 20 Jan 2018, Rago Arts, Lambertville, New Jersey, ‘Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein, Founder, Sire Records,’ $6,875 (est. $3,500-$4,500), condition report: “Painting is under glass with a slight warp to the board. There are several nicks with losses along edge of the board where it meets the frame. Minor inpainting scattered throughout (mostly in the body of the figure) and visible under blacklight. The gold paint has cracked in several areas and is separating. The gold area in the center above the figure’s head is flaking with losses.
  • Location: unknown.

 

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