Lot 294
Continental School (18th century), An Interior Scene with Woman Reading
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, presented in a later ornate gilt composition frame.

SS 14 x 10.75 in.; DOA 22.5 x 19.25 in.

Private Collection, Sedona, Arizona

A quiet domestic scene featuring a young woman in a sack gown immersed in a book. She stands before a table covered by a red cloth and strewn with books. A framed picture hangs above a sideboard decorated with Delftware and brass plaque, further enhancing the richness of the woman's surroundings.

Later stretchers; stable craquelure; 6.5 inch scratch to lower quarter of painting; small area of paint loss near table leg; minor spot touchups visible under UV light; stable cracking to frame.

$500 - 1,000