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Baierl – Jack Kilgore & Co. Inc.

An elaborate gilt and painted tabernacle frame was chosen by Jack Kilgore and Co. for a Baierl triptych panel titled “Fall of Man”.

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Miereveldt – Rob and Nick Carter

A TV screen was framed in a 10cm wide polished black frame for a work inspired by the painting “Portrait of Catherine Camerlin” by the artist Miereveldt. Dressed as per the woman in the original painting, a woman posed for a video loop running for 20 minutes with only subtle movements such as blinking belying the fact that this wasn’t a painting. A great deal of design and engineering went into the production of the frame to ensure that the screen was fully housed with all requisite space for hardware, cables and air ventilation allowed for.

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Ruisdael – Rob and Nick Carter

A 2 1/2″ wide polished cabinet frame with a silk slip was chosen to frame an Ipad showing a work inspired by Ruisdael’s “Windmills Near a Body of Water”. The screen shows a 2 1/2 hour looped film which takes the landscape from dawn to dusk, with water ripples, cloud changes and other subtle shifts. The frame had to be engineered to allow for hardware, switch access, cables and ventilation.

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Decaying flowers – Rob and Nick Carter

A computer monitor was framed with a 13cm wide polished black flat forward scotia frame for a work by Rob and Nick Carter. The work, inspired by Dutch old masters, showed flowers gradually decaying over a number of hours of looped video. The frame was engineered to allow for the monitor to be completely housed, along with relevant hardware, cabling and ventilation requirements.

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Constable – Rob and Nick Carter

A TV screen was framed in a 6 1/2″ wide gilded neoclassical frame for a work inspired by Constable. A looped video showed the tree lined landscape based on one of Constable’s paintings gradually change over a number of hours. The frame was specially engineered to house the screen along with relevant hardware, cabling and ventilation requirements.

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After Rachel Ruysch – Rob and Nick Carter

A Rachel Ruysch painting was the inspiration for a work presented on a TV Screen by Rob and Nick Carter. The work showed a vase of flowers very slowly decaying over a looped video. The screen was framed in a 13cm wide black and brown polished flat forward scotia frame which was specially designed to house the screen whilst allowing for relevant hardware, cabling and ventilation requirements.

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After Willem van Aelst – Rob and Nick Carter

An 8cm wide polished black cabinet frame with a fine gilt line at the sight edge was chosen to frame an iPad showing a looped video of a mouse and candle inspired by a van Aelst work. The frame was specially designed to take into account space required for cabling, access to switches and ventilation.

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Seghers – North Carolina Museum of Art

The North Carolina Museum of Art chose a Castellated Flemish design for a Seghers painting of the Denial of St. Peter. The frame was 21.5cm wide and made of bare oak. Given the size of the finished frame, it was shipped in four parts with all necessary equipment to be built on site.

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Tiepolo – Museum of Fine Art, Boston

The Museum of Fine Art in Boston chose a 5.5cm wide carved and gilded frame with unusual curved corners for their large painting by Tiepolo entitled Time Unveiling Truth. Due to its size the frame was shipped in four parts with all the relevant equipment to be constructed on site. The narrow profile needed to be built on an aluminium frame in order to ensure that it could handle the weight of the large canvas.

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van Haarlem – Jack Kilgore & Co. Inc.

A 13.5cm wide polished black frame with two gilded lines was chosen for a van Haarlem paining of nudes with fruit belonging to Jack Kilgore and Co. Inc.

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Delaroche – Fake or Fortune

In early 2016 a message was received from the BBC TV programme Fake or Fortune. They had a Delaroche painting they had been asked to investigate and had found the number 6756 engraved on the back of the frame and wondered if the Company may be able to assist with identifying what this might mean for the provenance of the painting.

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Unknown artist – Davis Museum at Wellesley College

a 9.5cm wide gilded frame in a fluted neoclassic style with a 2.5cm gold slip was chosen for a balcony scene painting by an unknown artist, to be shown at the Davis Museum at the Wellesley College, Massachusetts.

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van Haarlem – Worcester Art Museum

A 17.5cm wide painted black backlijst frame with a gilded sight and back edge was chosen for a painting of Paris and Oenone by Cornelis van Haarlem. The painting was owned by the Worcester Art Museum in Massachussetts and had to be shipped in four parts due to its size, with everything required to construct the frame on site.

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Picasso – Sotheby’s Impressionist Department

A 12.5cm wide painted black backlijst frame with a gilded sight and back edge was chosen by Sotheby’s Impressionist Department for a “Buste de Femme” by Picasso. The painting was floated within the frame, with a 1cm wide black tray between the edge of the painting and the sight edge of the frame. The painting went on to sell for £1.32million at the 3rd February evening sale.

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Chinese painting of Macau – Martyn Gregory

A 3 1/2″ wide Chinese Chippendale style frame was chosen by the Martyn Gregory gallery on behalf of a client for a large Chinese painting of Macau. Initially created with a polished finish, the client ultimately decided to gild the whole frame and therefore the relevant alterations were made to the finish.

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Chinnery – Martyn Gregory

A 5.5cm wide gilded English Hollow frame was chosen by Martyn Gregory of Bury Street, St. James’s for a portrait of Mr. Wood by Chinnery. It was a pair to a similar portrait of Mrs. Wood by the same artist.

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