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AFTER DOMENICO ZAMPIERI, CALLED DOMENICHINO | The Baptism of Christ

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

The Property of the Downside Abbey General Trust

AFTER DOMENICO ZAMPIERI, CALLED DOMENICHINO | The Baptism of Christ

AFTER DOMENICO ZAMPIERI, CALLED DOMENICHINO | The Baptism of Christ

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,875

GBP

The Property of the Downside Abbey General Trust

AFTER DOMENICO ZAMPIERI, CALLED DOMENICHINO

THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST


oil on panel

unframed: 99.5 x 131 cm.; 39¼ x 51½ in.

framed: 140 x 162 cm.; 55 1/8 x 63 3/4 in


Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot. 


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The reverse with two vertical batons screwed in and a series of horizontal glued supports. The upper panel join has partially come apart though the two planks are held together on the reverse by the afore mentioned supports. There are two horiontal cracks lower down, emanating from both left and right margins. The paint surface is generally in good condition throughout. Some stengthening and reotuching, largely confined to the darker areas to enhance thinned glazes. In a finely carved giltwood frame.


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After the canvas by Domenichino, today in the Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland (inv. no. KS 52; 122 x 170 cm.).In the original painting, the figure of God is depicted above the clouds upper centre; here, only His heavenly light is present.


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