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Italian School, 17th Century St. Francis Holding a Skull

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Italian School, 17th Century

St. Francis Holding a Skull
Inscribed "Q78" l.l., with a collector's red wax seal monogrammed "M.G" on the back of the frame.
Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (65.0 x 49.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, old retouch, fine craquelure.

N.B. The red wax stamp on the frame may correspond to Émile Maurice Marignane (French, 1879-1956), art dealer and critic. Although Lugt reproduces his stamp in ink only, the configuration and style of the two letters are very similar to those shown in the red wax seal on this work. (Lugt L.1872) Marignane was primarily interested in drawings, but he also dealt in prints and paintings.
Estimate $600-800

Framed dimesions are 31 3/8 x 25 5/8 in.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Maurice Marignane, Access control, Authentication, East Asian culture, Rings, Seal

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