Centurion painting

Sep 22, 2020. 19:39 UTC
Centurion Painting
United States of America


Acquired from
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For sale

Oil on canvas. 60"x35". Apparently unsigned and unmarked. Label on back "Bowden Bros., London." Moderate cracking and flaking. No holes or tears. No frame. Apparently underwent prior restoration; canvas backing added (seems old, loose weave), and staples used on canvas. Maybe re-varnished too. Painting is dark and dirty.



Answered within 4 days
Sep 26, 22:35 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,500 - $2,500 USD

Insurance Value

$4,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Theodore,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is a:

Continental School, 18th or 19th century
Bacchanalian Feast
oil on canvas
35 by 60 inches, unframed
Label for "Bowden Bros., London." on back of stretcher
CONDITION: relined with some craquelure and flaking throughout, with some inpainting.
PROVENANCE: acquired at auction
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

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