Lot 40
  • 40

Giuseppe Maria Crespi

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Giuseppe Maria Crespi
  • Study of a bearded man wearing a turban, head and shoulders, looking right;
    Study of an elderly bearded man, looking left
  • a pair, both oil on canvas, ovals
  • 18 by 13 1/2  in.; 45.6 by 34.2 cm.
    17 5/8  by 13 1/4  in.; 44.7 by 33.5 cm.

Provenance

Anonymous sale ("Property of a Gentleman"), London, Sotheby's, 5 July 2007, lot 200;
There acquired by the present owner.

Catalogue Note

At the time of their sale in 2007 (see Provenance) Prof. Daniele Benati endorsed the attribution after firsthand inspection, suggesting a date of execution in the 1730s. 
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