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Painting (Oil on Canvas, Framed) of Guglielmo Marconi, by Gustave Muranyi, 1914

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Inventory Number: 65827
Object Type: Object
Persons: Gustave Muranyi (Artist)
Guglielmo Marconi (Subject)
Date Created: 1914
Accession Number: 2004-9/609
Brief Description: Portrait of Guglielmo Marconi in his 40s.
Oil on canvas in a gilt frame. Head and shoulders portrait against a dark background with detail towards the lower edge. Gilt frame has been heavily glazed. The reverse of the painting reveals 6 copper alloy plates, four eye hooks, and 8 wooden keys. The back of the canvas is printed 'Reeves & Son London' Writing on the back often frame SK A J S 6 4  A US customs sticker dated 1987 is stuck to the back of the frame also the frame maker's label JJ (Patterson?), Park Walk Chelsea.
Primary Inscriptions: "G. Muranyi / 1914 " signed with brush on front of the painting. See Documents for other inscriptions.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Oil Paint
Pigment
Linen Canvas
Copper Alloy
Metal
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
905 778 55 mm

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