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Italian School, 18th Century

Portrait of a prelate, half-length, seated at a writing table and holding a piece of paper

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Italian School, 18th Century

Italian School, 18th Century

Portrait of a prelate, half-length, seated at a writing table and holding a piece of paper

Portrait of a prelate, half-length, seated at a writing table and holding a piece of paper

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,292

USD

Italian School, 18th Century

Portrait of a prelate, half-length, seated at a writing table and holding a piece of paper


oil on canvas, unframed

canvas: 50 by 39 1/2 in.; 127 by 100.2 cm.

Though the artist of this elegant portrait remains a mystery, an interesting pentimenti is visible at center, where the sitter's hand has shifted from clutching the cross on his necklace to holding a sheet of paper.