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

Attributed to Pompeo Girolamo Batoni (Italian, 1708-1787) Profile of a Woman

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


Attributed to Pompeo Girolamo Batoni (Italian, 1708-1787)

Profile of a Woman
Unsigned, attributed in an inscription on the mat.
Conte crayon over gray ground on paper, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (26.5 x 21.7 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered abrasions, subtle staining, surface grime.
Estimate $400-600

Minor foxing, paper patch to u.r. quadrant, spanning approx. 1/4 x 1/4 in. to the woman's chignon; old paper and glue residue to the reverse at corners; water stain to the u.l. quadrant measuring approx. 1/4 x 2 in.; trimmed sheet with residual graphite crop marks; glued along top edge to backing mat; minor losses to grey gesso to l.l. corner; fibrous wove paper; no additional condition issues to report.

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