Dutch School, 17th Century
Dutch School, 17th century
oil on canvas
canvas: 31 1/2 by 46 3/4 in.; 80 by 118.8 cm.
framed: 39 by 54 in.; 99.1 by 137.2 cm.
This dramatic painting is cleaned, restored and ready to hang as is. The painting has a wax relining. Under UV: the painting has scattered touches of non-localized restorations, some restoration in the flesh tones of the two figures at far right, in the chest of the man middle right whose head is being bitten by a dragon and in the shoulder of one of the figures lower left. Other very minor touches in other figures and some restorations in the background. None of these are terribly disturbing and are as expected of painting of this size. The paint layer is well preserved as is all of the detail throughout the composition, which is important in this composition. It is a striking and stunning image. Offered in a modern black ebonized wood molding frame, in Dutch 17th Century style.
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