16th November 2019 10:00 GMT/BST

Autumn Fine Art Sale (Part II)

Lot 538


Susan Isabel Dacre (1844-1933) Choir of children Monogrammed and dated 1888, oil on canvas,...

Susan Isabel Dacre (1844-1933)
Choir of children
Monogrammed and dated 1888, oil on canvas,
64.5cm by 107.5cm

Sold for £7,000
Estimated at £800 - £1,200


. In restored and re-lined condition. Cleaned and re-varnished. There are two notable patches of over-painting/strengthening to the brow, cheek and neck of the young girl standing in profile to the left hand side and the tip of the chin of the girl standing next to her. There is an asymmetrical shaped area of essentially vertically and linear area of re-touching / over-painting (approx 10-12 cm in length) at the central figure's right hand shoulder with a dense patch of over painting above the book that she is holding (approx 2 cm by 6 cm at its widest point). A patch of strengthening also to her left hand cheek. There are general and relatively significant areas of re-painting within the red of the young girl's dress holding the book, partially to conceal very widely spaced craquelure. General strengthening to the far right hand side boys hand. It is possible that some areas of re-painting may not be detectable.

Auction: Autumn Fine Art Sale (Part II), 16th November 2019

Autumn Fine Art Sale (Part II)

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