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a cheeky dog in the kitchen circa 1850 temptation manner of alexandre decamps 18031860 antique graphite drawing on paper

FOR SALE
ITEM # 
SA834810

A Cheeky Dog In The Kitchen; Circa 1850, Temptation, Manner Of Alexandre Decamps (1803-1860), Antique Graphite Drawing On Paper.

Price

£130 | $172 USD | €149 EUR
Item Number: SA834810
Date of manufacture: 1850
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Skippings Fine Arts
This antique has been viewed 22 times in the past month with the most views from the United States.

Description

A charming mid 19th Century drawing to which almost any dog owner will be able to relate. A dog is helping himself to an excellent lunch during a moment of distracting in the kitchen! While the maid is just arriving from the market, the lady of the house is deep in thought, with a letter on the table. There is definitely a story there!
Dating from circa 1850, and executed in graphite/pencil on paper, the drawing stylistically resembles the works of Alexandre Decamps (1803-1860), an artist well known for his fondness of dogs. The artwork is however unsigned.
Measuring 17 x 14 cm at sight, the overall size in a more recent frame are 39 x 31 cm.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1850.


Dimensions

Height = 17 cm (6.7")
Width = 14 cm (5.5")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")


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Skippings Fine Arts
Norfolk
United Kingdom

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