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Attributed to Bernardino Campi (Italian, 1522-c. 1590) Baptism of Christ

Auction:
3029B
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3029B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Bernardino Campi (Italian, 1522-c. 1590)

Baptism of Christ
Unsigned, attributed to Campi in a pencil inscription on the mat, old attribution to Parmagianino (Italian, 1503-1540) on the verso.
Black chalk, bodycolor, and ink wash on paper, 12 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. (31.2 x 22.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Squared, presumably for transfer, small tear to c.r., creasing and areas of thinning to paper, small tears and wear along the edges of the sheet.

Provenance: The collection of Professor and Mrs. Jonathan Brown, Princeton.

N.B. Provenance is inscribed on the mat and on the reverse as J. Mayer, New York, Victor Winthrop Newman (New York), Dr. Max A. Goldstein (St. Louis). Unknown collector's stamp inside the window mat.
Estimate $700-900

It has been pointed out that the unknown stamp inside the mat is actually that of a British mat maker.


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.

Keywords

Jonathan Brown, Max A. Goldstein, Victor Winthrop Newman, Bernardino, Campi, Stool-or-mat, St. Louis

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