European School (17th Century) "Head of Christ" Oil on Canvas

Lot 232

    

European School (17th Century) "Head of Christ" Oil on Canvas

c.1675, unsigned, possibly depicting Christ; together with separate wooden stretcher bars having a type written paper label reading "Museum of Fine Art No. 5, Subject...Head ?, Owner ...Mrs. John L. Gardener, Jr., Date of loan April 26, 1880, 152 Beacon Street, Boston;" probable provenance to Isabella Stuart Gardener
dimensions:  Height 15 inches, Width 13 1/2 inches (canvas), frame size: 17 1/2 inches by 16 1/2 inches
condition*:  Good to Fair, repair in area of male's head and along lower edge; re-framed, re-stretched
estimate:  $800-1,200
hammer price:  $800

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