Constantino Brumidi (Italian/American, 1805-1880) Study for The Apotheosis of Washington in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol Building. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, diameter 35 1/4 inches, in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, restretched, scattered retouch. Purchased at auction in 1919 for $300. Sold for $539,500. Photo courtesy Skinner, Inc.