This offering is for a beautiful 19th Century landscape oil on board painting. The artist signed painting depicts a mountain scene with a colorful cabin. The artist is Carlo Mancini whose works were accomplished in Italy. Carlo MANCINI (1829-1910), born in Gremona, Italy studied at the Academy of Bergamo—a prestigious art academy. Mancini is a listed artist,with auction records available to give an idea of the value of his paintings. The ASKART website provided the following information. The last time a large painting of mountains and country cabins sold at auction was in 2012. it was sold in Milan, Italy for $10,508.00. The last time Christies offered one of his paintings was in 2000. The hammer price was $4,800. In 2002 Christies offered another Carlo Mancini painting that was sold for a hammer price of $11,965. Sotheby's sold a small Oil panel, 13 in x 9 in, for $2,874.00.
This offering is for a small oil on board painting in its original gilt wood frame.The painting’s size is 8” x 10”. Framed, the size is 11” x 13”. A brass plate, mounted under the painting, is marked “MANCINI.” The painting is also signed in the right lower corner with his typical red script signature. The landscape depicts snow covered mountains (likely the Dolomites) in the background. The country cabin is very typical of those that were popular in Italy during the 19th century. The setting and subject for this painting by Mancini are very familiar. He is best known for his mountain landscapes with cabins. The ornate wood frame with a raised scrolled gesso design is gilded. It is in good sturdy, not perfect, condition. There are tiny superficial vertical cracks confined to the gesso portion of the frame. There are also tiny pieces missing on two corners. They’re inconspicuous and would be easily restored. The oil painting on board is in EXCELLENT condition. There is no crackling, other damage, wear or restoration present. The portion of the label on the back reads “Product of Reliable Imported Original Oil Paintings, Newark, N.J.” This painting is an excellent example of the artist’s favorite subject and is being offered at a modest price.
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