4
4
Battista Franco, called il Semolei
A GROUP OF FEMALE FIGURES
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
4
Battista Franco, called il Semolei
A GROUP OF FEMALE FIGURES
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Battista Franco, called il Semolei
VENICE 1510-1561
A GROUP OF FEMALE FIGURES
Pen and brown ink and red chalk, part of a lunette;
bears inscription in pen and brown ink, lower left: Parmeggiano
139 by 165 mm
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Provenance

Sale, London, Sotheby's. 27 March 1979, lot 3 (as Follower of Battista Franco)

Literature

A.V. Lauder, Battista Franco, c. 1510-1561: His Life and Work with Catalogue Raisonné, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cambridge, vol. 2, p. 442, cat. no. 206 DA; vol. 4, fig. 795

Catalogue Note

We are most grateful to Anne Varick Lauder, who, on the basis of an image, has confirmed the attribution to Battista Franco and dates the drawing to the artist's late Venetian period, c.1552-1561.

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