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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 161

Werner Wildner O/B Trompe L'Oeil Painting, Monarch Butterfly

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
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Werner Wildner (Nashville, Tennessee, 1925-2004) oil on panel trompe l'oeil painting depicting a monarch butterfly specimen affixed to a discolored sheet of paper tacked within a wooden shadow box having a feather, snail, needles, and a broken blue eggshell upon lower ledge and a blue ribbon swag pinned to the upper right edge. Signed "Wildner" lower right. Numbering and transfer stamp, en verso of panel. Lyzon framer's label, en verso of backing. Housed and double-matted under glass in a gilt frame. Sight: 7 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W. Framed: 16 1/2" H x 18" W.


Overall very good condition. Frame with minute scattered scratches to gilt.

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