Apotheosis-study

Apotheosis study by Constantino Brumidi

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, diamter 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.

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.

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