EDWARD HARRISON MAY BRITISH 1824 1887 OIL ON CANVAS MOTHER AND CHILDREN 1864 52 40


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2031
$12,000 - $18,000
Fine Arts Painting

Details:

EDWARD HARRISON MAY (BRITISH, 1824-1887), OIL ON CANVAS, MOTHER AND CHILDREN, 1864, H 52", W 40"

Signed 'May Paris 1964' mid lower right. In a gold leaf, molded gesso, laurel leaf and anthemion design, period frame. Lincoln Safe Deposit Co. Storage Warehouses, NYC label on verso of frame.


Condition:
As viewed under UV light in the unopened frame: a little overpainting in her hair; may have been some reworking in the central area of the painting but nothing else fluoresces; 3 patches on the mid to upper near left side (see photo of verso); not lined; overall craquelure with some instability; frame having cracks, slight nicks and some rubbing of the patina. Please note that since the condition of the artwork is as viewed in the unopened frame, removal of it from its frame may or may not reveal additional condition considerations over and above any that have been previously stated. Rf, 10-4-2017 Condition reports, photos and video or digital images are provided as a courtesy and should not be used as a substitute for viewing the items in person. All statements made in the catalog or in the condition report or made orally or in writing elsewhere are statements of opinion and are not to be relied on as statements of fact.
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