Reframing JUAN DE VALDÉS LEAL The Conversion and Baptism of St. Augustine by St. Ambrose, Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted: 22 Feb 2024 by PML

The project to reframe this painting by one of the great 17th century Spanish masters was very exciting, since it required the design to incorporate a sense of the piety, symbolism and Catholic splendour of the original setting. This is one panel from a set of seven canvases which surrounded an altarpiece of the Madonna and Child by Murillo in the private oratory of the Archbishop of Seville, in southern Spain ...


Reframing GHIRLANDAIO Madonna & Child

Posted: 28 Nov 2023 by PML

The National Gallery possesses a particularly tender and moving painting of the Madonna and Child by Ghirlandaio. It has a curved, segmental top, and an integral painted trompe l’oeil border giving the effect of the inside of the arched niche in which the two figures stand, which has made it difficult to frame – even in an arched version of a conventional frame ...


Reframing FRANZ ANTON MAULBERTSCH (attributed), study for The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Cleveland Museum of Art

Posted: 04 May 2023 by PML

Franz Maulbertsch (1724-96) was a Viennese artist whose work was sought after for castles and churches across the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He had been particularly influenced by Venetian Rococo painting, and his wall, ceiling and easel paintings are all infused with the airy lightness of Tiepolo and Piazzetta ...


Reframing PICASSO's Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) (1937) for Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Posted: 28 Feb 2018 by PML

Paul Mitchell were pleased to offer a rare 19th century French Louis XV revival frame for the the star lot in Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on the 28th February 2018


Reframing a portrait by FERDINAND BOL for the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

Posted: 13 Oct 2017 by PML

17th century Netherlandish paintings were framed in a variety of styles, adding to the interest of a hanging in the Dutch interior - which might be panelled with wood, hung with embossed leather, or painted in a pale, neutral shade. The foundation of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 exponentially increased the import of exotic woods, and encouraged the craft of the ebony worker ...


Reframing portraits by RUBENS, Circle of Rubens and EWORTH for a Private Collector

Posted: 14 Sep 2017 by PML

This was previously framed in a later French Louis XIV / early Regence model. This overpowered the portrait due to scale of section width, corner-&- centre cartouches and elaborate decorative ornament in the frieze. The original finish has been altered over the years ...


Reframing MASTER OF THE ANNUNCIATION TO THE SHEPHERDS Venus asking Vulcan to make arms for Aeneas, for a private client

Posted: 07 May 2017 by PML

The 'Master of The Annunciation to the Shepherds' was an anonymous painter active in Naples between 1620 -1640, and generally known for depicting scenes of the angels informing the shepherds about the birth of Jesus...


Reframing ALESSANDRO ALLORI's Portrait of a Lady, probably Camilla Martelli de’Medici, 1570s, for Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted: 20 Apr 2017 by PML

Judith W. Mann, Curator of European Art at Saint Louis Art Museum, initially approached us in regards to reframing their 'Portrait of a Woman’ by the Florentine Mannerist painter, Allesandro Allori..


Loan frames for Sotheby's 19th century European paintings sale

Posted: 12 Dec 2016 by PML

Paul Mitchell are loaning frames for works by Liebermann and Corot in Sotheby's upcoming 19th Century European paintings sale, December 14, 2016


Reframing JACOB VAN RUISDAEL’S Landscape with Waterfall and Castle, c. 1670, for The Dayton Institute of Art

Posted: 12 Dec 2016 by PWM

We were approached by Dr. Aimee Marcereau DeGalan (whilst curator at The Dayton Institute of Art), in a bid to find this beautiful landscape by Jacob Ruisdael a soul mate..!

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