18th century peruvian angel with musket “uriel” cuzco fine art school

Jan 09, 21:37 UTC
18th century Peruvian Angel with musket “Uriel” Cuzco fine art school Item images 2f1547070552475 38qykxkzcex b639fdea3ca203fd44d168258650725e 2fcb6ca6ab be4d 44f2 b7e9 c1a18cdbe469 Item images 2f1547070552473 q9nfjw1ub5e b639fdea3ca203fd44d168258650725e 2fa94fbcaa 7621 4c09 9b8b 4011782a5826 Item images 2f1547070552467 t2fzo4d4u5e b639fdea3ca203fd44d168258650725e 2faef51609 b3b0 4dd8 8910 6bf4f80a7e5a Item images 2f1547070552478 u3zld17e78q b639fdea3ca203fd44d168258650725e 2f7dd34e0b fd3e 46b4 a2c8 f4ab87726f77
William
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

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Seller's estimate
$0

For sale
Yes
Description

18th century Peruvian “Archangel with musket” (Uriel) Cuzco Fine art school circa 1700’s oil on canvas. Frame is approx. 28” wide by 46” tall. Last appraisal valuation 15,000.00 in 2002 by International Consultants, Inc. Ms. Yoahnna Fabris (Senior Appraiser)

Provenance

This was given to me by family friends and I have all the proper legal paperwork including last appraisal to sell this as I wish.

Expert appraisals:
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$500 - $700 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 14 hours
Jan 10, 12:02 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a 20th century copy of an "ángel arcabucero" or arquebusier angel Cuzco School painting. The angel is depicted with an arquebus (an old muzzle-loaded firearm), the ornately decorated dress inspired by the clothing of the Andean aristocrats of the 18th century. The painting in your possession is apparently cut down in size and was relined. The craquelure was induced by rolling up the canvas. Such paintings were reproduced all through the 20th century, but especially since the 1980s for home decor. There is no micro craquelure visible, the colours appear to be modern. Unfortunately I can´t agree on the previous appraisal. You can check the age with a UV or black light. The colours will light up in intensive black violet colours. An old painting would show up with an even mellow greenish yellow if viewed with black or UV light. The estimate is based on similar paintings sold at auction. There is no measurement for the sentimental value you might attach to the item.

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