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Lot 21Circle of Benjamin West
The Clemency of Scipio
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches (61.6 x 52.1 cm)

Estimate $2,000-4,000

Frame rubbing; lined. Surface is heavily abraded and quite flattened. Scattered craquelure throughout. Inpainting visible in some areas of the craquelure, as well as in the architectural and drapery outlines in upper portion of the work. Strengthening also visible in figure at center as well as standing female figure in white at lower right. Condition commensurate with age.

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