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Lot 0088
After Francesco Albani
(Italian, 1578-1660)

"Adonis Led by Cupids to Venus", 19th century

oil on canvas
unsigned, partial old inventory label en verso.
30-3/4" x 39-1/4", framed 35-3/4" x 45-1/4"


Surface dirt; toning of the varnish layer; relined; retained original stretcher bars; areas of inpainting upper left (trees); mid-left (trees/leaves surrounding putti and to the right) and lower left (dark area between the two putti); areas of inpainting upper left (sky) lower center (brown area to right of Adonis). Modern gilt frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions; losses along edges and upper right (cliff).

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After Francesco Albani, (Italian, 1578-1660)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Oct 13, 2018