A landscape oil painting, bearing a signature "eug. delacroix", dated 1849. height 47cm.,width 98cm. on canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher. some paint loss, no apparant flaking.

Jul 04, 2019. 11:26 UTC
A landscape oil Painting, bearing a signature "Eug. Delacroix", dated 1849. Height 47cm.,width 98cm. on canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher. some Paint loss, no apparant flaking.
South Africa

Fine art

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The frame is of a much later period than the purported date. the canvas is on a wooden stretcher of possibly a period later than the purported date. the canvas has been affixed to the stretcher with modern staples. the Canvas has very short overlaps on the stretcher. it may have been relined


No Provenance. I purchased it some years ago from an individual who claimed it was bought from a Storage Locker sale

Presumably not genuine
Answered within 1 day
Jul 05, 12:43 UTC
By Georg

Dear John,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a painting made in oil or acrylic paint on board with unknown measurements. The painting depicts a landscape with a chariot in the middle. In the right corner, we see the signature Eug. Delacroix and the dating 1849. Neither the artistic quality nor the motif itself is comparable to late works of the famous French artist Eugène DELACROIX (1798-1863). Delacroix was in his late period an impressive and excellent painter of animals especially horses.
The named arguments classify this artwork a fake or copy which has no value on the art market.

With kind regards,

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