02-07-2014 02-08-2014
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2704B Boston
February 7, 2014 04:00 PMCalender

Italian School, 17th/18th Century Two Classical Figures at an Altar

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2704B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 07, 2014 4:00PM


Italian School, 17th/18th Century

Two Classical Figures at an Altar
Unsigned, ascribed to Donato Creti (Italian, 1671-1749) in an inscription on the
Graphite and ink wash on laid paper with watermark, 21 3/8 x 14 in. (54.4 x 35.6 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered holes, repairs, center horizontal crease, staining to l.r. corner.
Estimate $300-350

Repair to l.c. edge measuring 4 inches across and 1 1/8 in. high at its maximum, staining more pronounced to the l.r. corner, soiling to the corners, pronounced horizontal crease across center, creasing to l.l. corner, handling creases more noticeable to u.r.; reverse is inscribed "309" in blue ink. Staining and soiling to the reverse. Tape-hinged the full length of the right edge of the reverse (left side as one looks from the front).

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Italian School, Donato Creti