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Sale 44 Lot 1304  

BERNHARD OSTERMAN (Swedish, 1870-1938). TEMPTATION, signed lower left. Oil on canvas - Framed, 71 in. x 55 in.

PROVENANCE: Estate of Psychic Jeane Dixon, Washington, DC

Estimate $4,000-6,000

Not lined. Some fine craquelure. Stretcher stress primarily along cross-braces through center. Some pigment separation in yellow area in upper left and upper right corner and top center. Some vertical cracks in pigment in near upper left edge. Minor diagonal surface scratch thru figures left arm and part of sofa. Some minor surface debris around head and hat of central figure. UV: Signature is fine. Few very minor dots inpainting in background at top center, and few tiny dots inpainting below her chin.

Sold for $8,500


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