STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT
STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT
STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT
STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT
STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT
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STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

STEFANO TOFANELLI | HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:2,125USD
(5 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

STEFANO TOFANELLI

Nave di Lucca 1752 - 1812 Rome

HEAD OF A PILGRIM SAINT


oil on canvas

surface: 18¾ by 14⅛ in.; 47.6 by 35.9 cm.

wooden support: 19½ by 14¾ in.; 49.5 by 37.5 cm.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired in Florence in 1885 (according to inscription on reverse).

Catalogue Note

Born in Lucca, Tofanelli started his career in Rome where he achieved great renown for his Neoclassical portraits. Aside from portraits, Tofanelli also painted refined religious works like his frescoes from 1794 in the Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, Tivoli.


We are grateful to Professor Giancarlo Sestieri for suggesting an attribution to Stefano Tofanelli on the basis of photographs.

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Online bidding closed30 Oct 2019 | 05:11 PM GMT