Two (2) Dutch School Genre paintings. 1st item: 19th century oil on board painting depicting a family in church attire and a young girl giving alms to a veiled woman holding a baby. Unsigned. Retail label with "IV" incised, en verso. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame with lamb's tongue rabbet edge. Sight – 10 1/8" H x 14" W. Framed – 14" H x 17 3/4" W. The Netherlands, circa 1840. Note: This painting was possibly intended to memorialize the death of an infant. 2nd item: Oil on board genre scene painting depicting a book binder in his workshop. Unsigned. Housed in a black and gilt wood frame. Sight – 9 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W. Framed – 13 1/2" H x 16 1/2" W. The Netherlands, 19th century. Provenance: Property of a private Alabama collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. 5" horizontal crack, center of board with minor inpainting. 2" vertical scratch, upper right corner of board. Small areas of inpainting evident with black light, largest 1/4", near girl's foot and to right of woman's. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Small area of restoration, center background (difficult to detect under blacklight, possibly 1 1/4" area near bookbinder's elbow). 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" area of rubbing to paint, lower center of board. Back of frame secured by duct tape.
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