Lot 98
Chinese School (circa 1850), The Shanghai Regatta with a View of the Bund
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, circa 1850-1860, presented in a period frame.

Stretcher size 18 x 23 1/2 in.; Frame dimensions 22 3/4 x 28 in.

Private Collection, Durham, North Carolina

Heavy grime layer obscuring varnish layer below; dust to surface, particularly along edges of canvas; small white paint fleck in lower right corner; stable craquelure; small area of paint loss in upper left corner along stretcher edge; some paint loss along center of lower stretcher edge; minor chipping and rubbing to frame. Some evidence of minor retouch along edges of canvas are visible under UV light.

$10,000 - 20,000