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18th Century Pair of Italian Biblical Paintings Esther before Ahasuerus

$11,532.06per set

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From Central Italy, a pair of oil on canvas paintings with figures, depicting biblical scenes of Esther and King Ahasuerus, dating back to late 18th century, of Italian School, 1780 circa, in good age related condition, set within painted and silvered antique frames. According to the Hebrew Bible, Esther was a Jewish Queen of the Persian King Ahasuerus and this painting depicts her kneeling before Ahasuerus to beg him to spare her people. This works of great impact, is of Italian origin, were hanged in a private palazzo in Milan. Both canvas of this Italian pair of antique paintings have been relined and restored. Measures: Canvas: Height 130 cm, width 90 cm. Frame size: 145 BY 105 CM- 7 cm depth. Shipping: A safe packing and crating in a custom-made fumigated wooden box is compulsory.  This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago requires a governative license for export called Belle Arti. The shipping may require additional 3-4 handling weeks to require and get the license according to the final destination of the artwork.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 57.09 in. (145 cm)Width: 41.34 in. (105 cm)Depth: 2.76 in. (7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Neoclassical (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
    Repaired: Both canvas come from a private palazzo of Milan, have been relined and restored thirty years ago. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A8401stDibs: LU2160323164562

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
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