Reproduction Baroque cassetta frame for Caravaggio's The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606-1607

Hand carved replica of an antique Italian late 16th-early 17th century Baroque cassetta frame.  Carved gadrooned outer rail; corner-&-centre foliate scrollwork; astragal-&-double-bead sight edge  The frame was water gilded and the scrollwork featured a punched ground; the hand-painted black tempera and gilding were then aged to a period finish.  The commission was from Paul Mitchell Ltd.

The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606-1607

Caravaggio (Italian, 1571-1610)Oil on canvas, Framed: 233.50 x 184.00 x 12.00 cm (91 7/8 x 72 7/16 x 4 11/16 inches); Unframed: 202.50 x 152.70 cm (79 11/16 x 60 1/16 inches).  Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1976.2e Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606-1607