Lot 2049: OIL ON CANVAS, 34 1/2" X 24 1/2", PORTRAIT OF
January 20, 2013
Detroit, MI, USALive Auction
Description: OIL ON CANVAS, 34 1/2" X 24 1/2", PORTRAIT OF ANGEL HERRERA ORIA: Unsigned oil, depicting a Spanish Cardinal [1886-1968] whose beatification was introduced in 1995.
Condition Report: Minor paint losses and marks at the stretcher. JMF (As viewed under UV light in the unopened frame: overall fine craquelure is stable; many small paint losses some of which have been overpainted; very thinly painted; needs cleaning [has some 'dots' of foreign matter adhering to the painting]; not lined or patched; original stretchers; stretcher bar cracking of the paint occurring; gilt frame is slightly nicked. Rf, 1-8-2013)