The painting is in good condition, according to age. The paint surface shows slight craquelure and minor abrasion. There are two patches on the reverse. The inspection under UV light shows a few tiny touch-ups within the depiction, as well as a major restoration to the guitar player. The frame has minor traces of use.
Francesco Bergamini (1851-1900)
Francesco Bergamini studied under the guidance of Giuseppe Diotti (1779-1846) at the Academy of Carrara. He created mainly genre-like interiors and religious motives. He also received several commissions for portraits and frescoes. (cko)