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2339 | British Fine & Decorative Arts

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 15

A CHESS PROBLEM OIL PAINTING

Estimate: $13,500 - $18,000

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Size: 71.5cm x 87cm
Medium: Oil
Descritpion: 1 Large Victorian Mid 19th Century Italian Fine Art Genre Oil Painting A Chess Problem by Carlo Ferranti. Title “A Chess Problem” by Carlo Ferranti 1840-1908. Subject portrait genre of a beautiful full length front view depicting a fascinating sporting genre interior scene Italian high society aristocratic period home interior scene. Showing 5 people of whom 4 are seated. 3 Ladies and 2 gentlemen. 1 seated gentleman leaning over looking perplexed, dressed in light green period costume with long frilly ruff lace cuffs and wearing his white hair cover peruke, he appears to be losing and is caught in deep strategic thought pondering about the game his next move.

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