07 juin 2009

Alessandro Magnasco, called il Lissandrino (Genoa 1667 - 1749) The fall of Simon Magus

Alessandro Magnasco, called il Lissandrino  (Genoa 1667 - 1749) The fall of Simon Magus point of the brush and gray wash over black chalk; bears unidentified collector's mark on recto. 411 by 430 mm. Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Lot Sold 11,250 USD Mary Newcome has kindly confirmed, on the basis of a photograph, the attribution to Magnasco. PROVENANCE: Casanova Collection, Bologna; Stefano Cassini, Venice; LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Benno Geiger, I Disegni di Magnasco, Padua 1945, p. LXIV, reproduced pl. 113  ... [Lire la suite]
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