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    Pope Pius XII Portrait Signed "Pius pp. XII " below painted portrait on vellum, 7" x 9.25", housed in European silver presentation frame to overall 9" x 11.25". Pope Pius XII reigned as Pope and as sovereign of Vatican City from March 2, 1939, until his death on October 9, 1958. Portrait centered on paper is sharp and clear, signature and date, "23 '58" below painting faded but legible, embossed papal seal lower left, light buckling from moisture. Light patina on frame surface and coat of arms, surface scratches at right side, wood stand secured in metal brace. Very good condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - without Glass, Small (view shipping information)

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    June, 2008
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