05-18-2007 05-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2366 Boston
May 18, 2007 4:00PMCalender
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After Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669) The Guardian Angel

$1,175$1,000
Auction: Sale #2366 - 2366 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

After Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669)

The Guardian Angel
Unsigned, inscribed "Carlo Maratta" in ink on the stretcher, and "...Flornz" in
pencil on the stretcher, red wax seal "BRITISH CONSULATE NORTH..." on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 13 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. (33.9 x 27.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch (prevalent to the boy's head), surface grime, craquelure.

N.B. The original dates from 1656, and is in the collection of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Palazzo Corsini, Rome.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

The Guardian, head , Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica