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Challoner – National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery chose a copy of one of their own frames for a male portrait by Challoner. The frame had to be built to detailed specifications in order to house the protected painting whilst a chamfered back edge ensured the frame did not appear too bulky.

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Brouwer – Mauritshuis

The Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague chose a 6cm wide polished brown dutch frame based on an existing one in their collection to frame a group painting by Brouwer.

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Boucher – Dr. Arndt Kunsthandel

Dr. Arndt Kunsthandel in Germany chose a carved and gilded Greuze frame with a circular opening and square outer edge for their Boucher painting titled “Poetry”.

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Jordaens – Rubenshuis

A black polished flat forward scotia frame was chosen by the Rubenshuis for a large painting of Neptune by Jacob Jordaens.

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Spanish Artist – Davis Museum

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Massachussetts chose a carved black and gold Spanish style frame for their still life painting by an unnamed Spanish artist.

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Bambini – Otto Naumann Ltd. at Frieze Masters

A 14.5cm wide reverse profile cassetta frame with a carved rope motif was chosen for a Bambini painting of nudes belonging to Otto Naumann Ltd. of New York. Due to its size, the frame was delivered in 4 parts with all necessary equipment for assembling the frame on site at the Frieze Masters fair in London.

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de Gelder – Museum of Fine Art Boston

An 18cm wide polished black and brown cabinet frame was chosen for a de Gelder painting titled “Rest” belonging to the Museum of Fine Art in Boston.

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Breughal The Elder – Worcester Art Museum

The Worcester Art Museum in Massachussetts chose a polished black and brown 5 1/4″ wide cassetta frame for a Brueghel painting of an armory.

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Vrancx – Rubenshuis

The Rubenshuis chose a castellated frame for a painting by Vrancx titled “Oponthoud”.

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Brusasorci – Boston Museum of Fine Art

The Boston Museum of Fine Art chose a 9cm wide jewelled cassetta frame for their Brusasorci painting of Christ and angels. The jewels were created using a painted effect rather than genuine stones.

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Johnny Van Haeften Brueghel at Frieze Masters

At Frieze Masters Johnny Van Haeften will be exhibiting a painting by Pieter Brueghel the Younger that has been unknown for the last 400 years. John Davies Framing were charged with not only producing an appropriate new frame for the piece, but also with restoring…

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Wolfe von Lenkiewicz, The Raft of The Medusa

An exhibition framed by John Davies Framing, the following is taken from the All Visual Arts website. 2 Omega Place London N1 9DR 13 September – 20  October 2013 All Visual Arts is pleased to announce “The Raft of Medusa”, an exhibition by Wolfe…

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The Falls of Esgalduin

  This is the most recent addition to a set of frames previously made by John Davies Framing for the “Ring Quest” Stockholm Exhibition 2007. The large Triptych was designed by the artist and inspired by The Silmarillion. The frame and painting have been “works…

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Framing of Leonardo’s Salvatore Mundi

With only 3 days for manufacture, John Davies Framing recently undertook an ambitious project to carve, gild and deliver a frame for the Museu Nacional de Belas Artes in Rio de Janeiro There are 20 known versions of this composition of the Salvator Mundi, with…

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Platzer – Dorotheum Auction House

The Dorotheum Auction House in Vienna chose a polished frame with carved and gilded decoration for their painting of a musical group by Platzer. The painting went on to sell for over twice its estimate at EUR317,500.

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de Witte – Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montreal

The Musée des Beaux Arts de Montreal chose a carved and gilded auricular style frame for a painting of a woman at a virginal by de Witte.

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