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    Posted 11 months ago

    Golgatha
    (39 items)

    Here's a difficult one or two:

    From top:
    Conversation in front of a bridge and a castle. Oil on paper glued to board. 16 cm x 22 cm.
    People around a bridge. Oil on cardboard. 16 cm x 20 cm.

    Probably two different artists from Western Europe. Early 19th century.

    No signatures, labels or other clues on the backsides.

    Even if you only recognize one of the artists, don't hesitate to tell me !

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 11 months ago
      the first one looks Italian and the second one looks dutch or german. what do you think?
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 11 months ago
      Beautiful!
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 11 months ago
      I think they are oilettes which a lot of postcard makers used in the very early 1900's. These are later. oilettes are printed on paper or thicker paper or cardboard and usually show the oil strokes and/or they use a plate to recreate brush strokes. I have series of them on postcards for instance.
    4. Golgatha Golgatha, 11 months ago
      Thank you PhilDMorris for your oilette theory. The paintings are in fact painted in real oilcolors and a conservator has given them a bit of restoration. She has cleaned them, restored tiny pieces of missing color and given them new lacquer.
    5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 11 months ago
      definitely on canvas. you can see the different craquelure of the varnish on canvas in both of them in the first photo.

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