Lot 241
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Alessandro Maganza

Estimate
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Description

  • Alessandro Maganza
  • St. Bibiana refusing to worship idols
  • Black chalk

Provenance

With Alister Matthews, Bournemouth, from whom purchased, October 1964 

Catalogue Note

This is stylistically very close to Maganza's drawing, A Baptism, in the Frits Lugt Collection.Both can be described as 'working' drawings where the number of pentimenti show the artist changing and developing ideas within the composition. 

1.  J. Byam Shaw, The Italian Drawings of the Frits Lugt Collection, Paris 1983, vol. I, p. 265, no. 256, reproduced vol. III, pl. 299 

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