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Domenico Beccafumi

Head of a young man looking to the left

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

Domenico Beccafumi

Domenico Beccafumi

Head of a young man looking to the left

Head of a young man looking to the left

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

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Domenico Beccafumi

1486 - 1551

Head of a young man looking to the left


Oil on paper, laid down on cardboard 

218 by 143 mm;.8½ by 5¼ in.

Laid down on a cardboard. There is a large and irregular loss at the top of the head made up. Right corner and the entire bottom margin missing and made up. Some creases, tears and small losses to the right and left margins. Partly original black framing lines. The missing areas have been sensitively restored. Sold in a carved and gilded 17th/early 18th century frame.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Jacques Petit-Hory (from whom purchased in Paris in the 1950s or '60s);
Private collection, Florida;
With Mia N. Weiner (2009);
With Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd, London;
From whom acquired by the present owner
D. Cordellier, Domenico Beccafumi, Paris 2009, p. 12