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January 23, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Italian School, Early 17th Century Nativity

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2779BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 23, 2015 4:00PM


Italian School, Early 17th Century

Unsigned, inscribed "G.B. Paggi/sec xvii, sc genovese" in pencil in a later hand on
the reverse.
Ink and wash with faint charcoal underdrawing on paper, 9 x 6 15/16 in. (22.8 x 17.7 cm),matted, unframed.
Condition: Handling creases, mild toning, old mounting.
Estimate $400-600

Remnants of an old mounting in each corner of the reverse. Hinged with linen tape in two places along the top edge of the reverse. Foxing mostly visible on the reverse, witha few dots noticable at u.r. corner of the front. Cropped sketch of a cherub on the reverse.

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Italian School