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Lot 0316
Continental school painting depicting the Madonna and Christ Child with a young John the Baptist and a lamb, landscape setting in background. Oil on canvas laid down on board, likely 18th century. Housed in a 20th century carved gilt wood frame with an arched opening and green fabric covered mat. Sight - 38 3/4" H x 27 3/8" W. Framed - 49 1/4" H x 37 1/4" W. Provenance: A private Alabama collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

Painting has significant craquelure overall and restoration, including large area of inpainting down leftside. 2 main repairs: first: top center 2" H x 1 1/2" W and second: lower left side on boy's back 3 1/2" H x 1" W. Additional inpainting to right side of Madonna's face 4" H x 1 1/2" W. Scattered minor losses along bottom edge. Top right quadrant has vertical abrasions perhaps caused by being laid down on board.

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