Lot 48: CIRCLE OF GINERVA CANTOFOLI, (ITALIAN 1608-1672), A SYBIL
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
CIRCLE OF GINERVA CANTOFOLI
Oil on canvas, unframed
34 1/4 x 28 1/4 in. (87 x 71.8cm)
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
The relined canvas having some areas of retouch and restoration. Under u.v. light, there are a series of vertical lines that fluoresce – possibly indicating that the canvas may have been rolled at one time (?). There is otherwise an apparent restored tear at lower center at part of figure''s dress and top of left arm, some precise retouch/fill to parts of figure''s dress, precise retouches to figure''s chest and part of her face, and a restored area at figure''s left cheek.
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