1937 Print Paolo Descent Cross Art Holmes Mettee Jesus Christ Crucifixion FZ3


This is an original 1937 color print of a detail of the restoration of "Descent from the Cross." The piece of artwork warped, cracked, and blistered. It took four months to return the piece of art to good condition. Seen in this image is the restored area to the left, and the unrestored section to the right. Photography by Holmes I. Mettee.


This 74+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 5 inches; 9 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Paolo, Giovanni di. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Catholic, Catholicism, Christian, Christianity, Religious Art

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