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Cesare Saccaggi

Incipit Vita Nova, Dante

Cesare Saccaggi

Cesare Saccaggi

Incipit Vita Nova, Dante

Incipit Vita Nova, Dante

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Cesare Saccaggi

Italian

1868 - 1934

Incipit Vita Nova, Dante


signed C. Saccaggi (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 47½ by 36½ in.; 120.6 by 92.7 cm

framed: 64¼ by 51¼ in.; 163.2 by 130 cm

The canvas is unlined and very slightly buckling in the upper right quadrant. The paint surface is stable and in good condition but lightly soiled. Small circular patch at lower right corner with minor flaking. Minor frame abrasions to edges. Under UV light, retouching to aforementioned abrasions; to the man's hair, forehead, cheeks, chin, and cape; to the woman's face, neck, and hands. Artist designed frame.


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Private collection, France
Ludovic Baschet, Catalogue illustré du Salon de 1904, Paris, 1904, np, no. 1582.
Gabbantichita Tortona, Cesare Saccaggi: Un poliedrico pittore internazionale, 2000, pp. 32, 43, and 54.
Palazzo Guidobono, Cesare Saccaggi: Tra Eros e Pan, exhib. cat., Tortona, 2009, pp. 32, 171, and 178.
Cesare Saccaggi: Un poliedrico pittore "internazionale" 1868-1934. 1990, pp. 18, 32, 43, 54, 62, 82, 89. 
Società per Le Belle Arti, Il Palazzo della Permanente, Milan, 1903
Salon des Artistes Français, Paris, 1904, no. 1582