Lot 1: Amos Cassioli Italian, 1832-1891 The Presentation of the Model of Perseus to the Medici FamilyPlatinum House
June 6, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
The Presentation of the Model of Perseus to the Medici Family
Signed Amos Cassioli and dated 1877 Firenze (ll)
Oil on canvas
29 1/2 x 39 1/4 inches
Glue relined. Bubble in the far upper left corner and some wrinkles in the ladies at the far right as a result of the relining. Frame rubbing with corresponding inpaint. Area of inpaint 4 inches above the artist's head, where there was possibly an old repaired tear. 1 1/2 x 1/4 inch vertical area of inpainted cracks in the far upper right edge. Dense varnish layer, unable to see any further restoration under UV light.
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