Lot 2
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After Giovanni Battista Gaulli, called Il Baciccio

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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2,750 GBP
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Description

  • Giovanni Battista Gaulli, called Il Baciccio
  • Portrait of Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598 - 1680)
  • oil on canvas
  • 98.2 x 73.7 cm.; 38 3/4  x 29 in.

Catalogue Note

A later copy after the portrait of Bernini by Gaulli, of circa 1675, today in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh.1 The original painting was the model for the engraved frontispiece of Baldinucci's biography of Bernini and for the artist's official portrait in the Academy of St Luke, Rome.

1. Acc. no. NG 2694; see F. Petrucci, Pittura di Ritratto a Roma. Il Seicento, Rome 2007, vol. III, p. 573, reproduced fig. 232.

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