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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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An Exhibition of Gothic Imagination (from an article by Eva Mendgen)

  In this exhibition of Paul Raymond Gregory’s monumental paintings, the collaboration of craftsman frame-maker and patron is clearly demonstrated in the most dramatic and sympathetic manner. It shows how imaginative adaptions of traditional and off-beat frame designs can enhance and bring alive the theatrical…

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Fabritius Goldfinch – Mauritshuis

A 6.5cm wide black polished ebony cassetta frame was chosen by the Mauritshuis for their painting of a goldfinch by Fabritius. Reference: 32301 Sight size: 31.1 x 20.2cm Model: Ebony Cassetta

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