Original Antique Johns Hopkins University Teaching Hospital Baltimore Reverse Painting

$125.00

Ten minutes to seven on the tower clock at Gilman Hall in this rare, antique painting of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore Maryland. Built in 1915, Gilman Hall is the intellectual and philosophical heart of Johns Hopkins University. I would venture to guess that the painting was executed at the time of the hall's opening. There was some difficulty in taking good photos, as the glass is behind glass (from the frame) and glare was an issue. Frame is not original to the work. Painting measures 12" X 7" without the frame and 14 3/4" X 9 3/4" with it. Condition of the actual painting is excellent, with no obvious wear or damage, and the colors are vivid. I am not an expert on painting on glass, but I have seen many forms of it with varying degrees of damage and this is ond of the most complete and intact, ever. It is not in its original frame and the paper on the back of this frame is torn, revealing that at some point, someone glued the cardboard backing to the glass. The glue does not contact or impact the front of the painting and it is an optional (and seemingly easy) restoration job to have it removed. In fact, I would be happy to get a quote for you from our local frame shop, that does an excellent job and is very reasonably priced. Please convo with your requests.

This would make a wonderful gift for your favorite Johns Hopkins alumni, employee, scholar , or Baltimore historian and art lover. Please email with any questions ... inquires answered very promptly.

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