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Attributed to Simone Cantarini (Italian, 1612-1648) God the Father

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


Attributed to Simone Cantarini (Italian, 1612-1648)

God the Father
Unsigned, inscribed "Simone Cantarini/il Pesarese/.../Simone da Pesaro"
in pencil in different hands on the reverse, identified in inscriptions on the front and on the reverse of the mat.
Sanguine on laid paper, 5 x 4 5/8 in. (12.6 x 11.7 cm),matted, unframed.
Condition: Toning, staining, sheet glued along perimeter of the reverse to a French mat window.

Provenance: Purchased from Colnaghi, London, September 1965.
Estimate $400-600

No apparent watermark; minor skinning to sheet l.l. verso; embossed collector's stamp l.l.; restored tear along bottom edge measuring approx. 1/4 in. length; scattered foxing throughout; mounted to French mat at edges; no additional condition issues to report.

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Simone Cantarini, Simone da Pesaro, London