Oil Painting of Victorian Garden Scene, Late 19th Century
Untitled (reading in the garden), late 19th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed “Delaport Downing” to lower right
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- dust and hair accretions to surface; minor discoloration and staining to varnish; minor lacuna to left margin near bench; minor cracking throughout the composition; minor paint staining throughout the composition; minor draw to canvas; edge of canvas visible to upper right; signs of frame abrasions to outer margins; conservation varnish throughout the composition; minor inpainting throughout; overpainting and lining near hand holding paper; minor wear, discoloration, cracking, loss and accretions to frame; minor wear, tears, toning and canvas lining to verso; examined with UV light.
- measures frame; sight measures 22.0" W x 28.5" H.