Lot 21After Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino
Salome Visiting St. John the Baptist in Prison
Oil on canvas
28 3/4 x 39 3/8 inches (73.5 x 100 cm)
Private collection, New York
Sold for $875
The period is unclear. Considerable craquelure. Dense old varnish layer showing little under UV light, with the exception of a 2-x-2-inch area of restoration to St. John's right shoulder. Possible restoration in the area under the right arm and to his left hand. Small loss to the right center edge.
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.