Lot Details

Lot 35
Manner of Pietro Testa
Saint John the Baptist Gesturing toward a Scene of the Baptism of Christ
Oil on canvas
48 x 60 inches (122 x 152.4 cm)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Restoration to the hair, beard and drapery. Shadows and contours reinforced. Inpainted horizontal line 2 inches below the upper margin to restore paint loss where the main canvas was joined to a second piece. Area of repair in the background above and to the right of the Baptist's head.
This appears to be a late 19th century or early 20th century work.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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