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Lot 19Giuseppe Castiglione
Italian, 1829-1908
The Cardinal's Court
Signed G. Castiglione (ll)
Oil on canvas
28 x 43 7/8 inches

Sold for $16,250
Estimate $12,000-18,000

1 inch hole with small area of paint loss surrounding in the lower left corner area, near signature. Dirty, yellowed varnish. Frame rubbing. Scattered craquelure and areas with paint separation. Some areas of separation have inpainting (upper center; lower left). Unable to detect further restoration under UV light through the dulling varnish. Two small punctures (upper right center); few other small scattered scuffs with minor paint loss. Scattered inpainting along the frame rubbing.

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