Lot 176

A Pair of Dutch Nighttime Candlelight Paintings

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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$100 $50
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$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(possibly 17th century or style)

possible allegories for Industry, figures working and reading, 15 x 18-3/4 in.; Sloth, men smoking in a tavern, 14-3/4 x 19 in., both unsigned, oil on panel; matching Baroque style gilt wood frames, largest 18-1/2 x 22-3/4 x 1-3/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased in 2012 in Italy; The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family


some retouch, crackle, "Industry" with battens and support panels verso, splits with some flaking and cupping, "Sloth" with flaking and voids; frames with abrasions

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Purchased in 2012 in Italy; The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family