Sale 19CN02 | Lot 23

Italian School

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters
Italian School

Lot Details

Lot 23
Italian School
17th Century
Portrait of a Cardinal, probably Scipione Borghese
Oil on canvas
41 3/8 x 35 inches (102.5 x 89 cm)
Private collection, New York


Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Canvas rippling on the stretcher. Dense old varnish layer, difficult to interpret under UV light. Areas of old restoration, including reinforcement of contours and shadows. Mended tears. There is a 5-inch-long horizonal surface crack across the sitter's mochetta (short cape) with a small loss there.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Wed, May 22, 2019 at 10am EDT
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