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Italian School, Early 17th Century Nativity

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Italian School, Early 17th Century

Nativity
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.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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