1035: After Carlo Dolci, 19th c., 'Madonna of the Veil'
After Carlo Dolci (1616-1687 Italian), signed, inscribed and dated verso: S. Bollini Copia da Carlo Dolci Rome 1806, with indistinct red wax seal verso, oil on canvas, 39.25 H x 29.25 W, est:$1000/1500. Note: The painting retains an early 20th century Newcomb-Macklin Co. NY frame. Provenance: Property of a non-profit organization, Beverly Hills, CA
Visual: Craquelure throughout with three tears in the lower center quadrant, the largest 2'' x 1''. One nail hole along the upper center edge and three nail holes along the upper left edge. A 3'' x 1'' repaired tear with corresponding patch verso to the right of the Madonna's head. Canvas loose on the stretchers. Surface dirt and oxidation scattered throughout. Blacklight: A spot of touch-up on the Madonna's lips. Heavy, uneven masking varnish- difficult to read under blacklight.