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Manner of Carlo Dolci (Italian, 1616-1686) Penitent Woman Holding a Rosary

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
157A
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Manner of Carlo Dolci (Italian, 1616-1686)

Penitent Woman Holding a Rosary
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (65.0 x 53.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, paint losses, abrasions and skinning, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $800-1,200

Canvas has an old lining. Craquelure is prominent especially on the face but stable. Cluster of small losses, possibly old punctures prior to lining, at center left edge with retouch to partially cover. Scattered abrasions and small paint losses, the major area being a vertical abrasion at the lower center. Retouch as follows: in the hair above the ear an area of several horizontal strokes measuring 3 x 1 1/2 inches; over her proper left eye an area measuring 1 x 1/2 inch; in the background along the edge of her forehead, eye, and cheek an area measuring 5 x 3 inches with some evidence of skinning in that location; above her white sleeve on the left an area measuring 2 x 1 inch; a few spots on her neck and in the dark area between her forearms.

Framed dimensions are 33 x 28 1/4 in.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carlo Dolci, Craquelure, Dolci, Grime, Music, Painting, Retouch, Visual arts

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