PORTRAIT OF A BOY (SURROUNDED BY GOLD)

portrait-of-a-boy-surrounded-by-gold-frame-WM

portrait-of-a-boy-surrounded-by-gold-WM

Images: www.ragoarts.com.

  • Medium: Oil on panel with gold leaf.
  • Dimensions: 280 x 430 mm (0.12 m²), Christie’s 1990; 286 x 483 mm (0.14 m²), Sotheby’s 2003; 279 x 432 mm (0.12 m²), Rago Arts (unframed); average 262 x 449 mm (0.12 m²).
  • History: auctioned Christie’s, London, 15 Jun 1990, “Oil/panel, with gold leaf,” hammer price not listed; auctioned Sotheby’s, New York, 11 Dec 2003, “The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein“, unsold; auctioned David Rago (Rago Arts), Lambertville, New Jersey, 20 Jan 2018, “Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein, Founder, Sire Records / 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,” £3,968 ($5,500).
  • Location: unknown.

 

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