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Cuzco School, 18th/19th Century Christ with the Instruments of the Passion

Auction:
2422
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2422
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 12, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

Cuzco School, 18th/19th Century

Christ with the Instruments of the Passion
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 49 1/2 x 33 in. (125.7 x 83.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Partially lined, retouch/repairs, losses, tears, craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Private New England Collection
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Canvas deformations, approximately nine cloth patches to the reverse with the largest area approx. 20 1/2 x 25 1/4 in., strip lined, grime/dust on surface and on reverse, canvas on stretcher bars nailed to frame (i.e. not inset into frame rabbet), mounting bubbles, retouch to area of Christ''s left sleeve (approx. 2 x 2 in.), some areas strengthened by retouch in u.l. quadrant, including angel''s wing, extensive retouch to area above Christ''s head and to the left of Christ''s feet.

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