Lot 36After Sebastiano Conca
Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
Oil on canvas
24 1/2 x 19 1/8 inches (62.2 x 48.6 cm)
The original, painted by Conca in 1746, now resides in the Vatican's Pinacoteca.
Unframed. Lined; surface is quite flattened. Scattered craquelure. 1/2'' upside down V-shaped scuff at upper center edge. Varnish layer is quite dense and difficult to penetrate with UV light, though areas of restoration are visible in Christ's neck, cloak, in the face of the angel at the upper left. Condition commensurate with age.
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