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Lot 58French School
19th/20th Century
Sophonisba Taking the Poison
Oil on canvas
40 1/2 x 50 inches


Sold for $2,813
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Glue relined. Frame rubbing. Scattered craquelure throughout. There is inpaint in the hang, chest, neck, face and robe of Sophonisba. There is inpaint in the shadows of the background, hair of the two men and women at the right. There is no further restoration under UV light.

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