01-23-201501-24-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2779BBoston
January 23, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
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Italian School, Early 17th Century Nativity

$5,535$4,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2779BLocation: BostonDate / 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.


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Italian School