Lot 9
  • 9

Attributed to Peter de Witte, called Candid

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Description

  • Peter de Witte, called Candid
  • God the father, among clouds
  • Black chalk and pen and dark brown ink, with touches of red chalk;
    bears monogram in black chalk, top right: AVD and later numbering and inscriptions in pencil, versoNo551 B. Bandinelli / Dieu sur des Nuages
  • 144 by 192 mm

Catalogue Note

Pieter Candid made a number of paintings in which the figure of God the Father appears rather similarly to this drawing, notably the Annunciation, in the Saint Michael's Church, Munich.1

1. Pieter de Witte/Pietro Candido, Un pittore del Cinquecento tra Volterra e Monaco, exh. cat., Volterra, Palazzo dei Priori, 2009, p. 72, fig. 5

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