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Old Master, European, possibly Italian, oil on canvas mythological scene depicting the introduction of Aphrodite to the Olympian gods and goddesess and their attendants. Aphrodite, in the center, is having a wreath placed on her head by the Horae (Hours, Seasons), with Hera to her left and with Zeus at the right, with her future husband Hephaestus and her lover Ares, flanking the scene. Signature not found. Old red wax seal verso. Housed in an older gilt paneled frame. Sight - 28" H x 13 1/2" W. Framed - 22 1/2" H x 37" W. 18th century or earlier. Provenance: Private Tullahoma, TN collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)


Heavy varnish on canvas surface and some areas of possible attempts at cleaning.

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Old Master Mythological O/C, Crowning of Aphrodite

Estimate $900 - $1,200Jul 14, 2018
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
United States
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