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Lot 0363
Circle of Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642)
"The Prodigal Son"
Old Master Painting
Oil on canvas
Apparently unsigned
Approx. 51" x 38.25" (framed)


Period restoration - likely early 19th century: relined and replaced stretcher. Craquelure commensurate with age. Recto with paint losses along top edge - varnish layer over loss securing/stabilizing the paint layer. Hazy green varnish layer to the whole. 1.5" linear repaired tear with in-painting above the pig's head. Subject with two areas of well done in-painting to hairline. Field of in painting along lower edge of matrix beside table. None of the repairs are overly notable to the naked eye. Has been examined with black light.

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Circle of Guido Reni, Old Master Painting

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Oct 21, 2018