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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino

Self-portrait, the head seen almost in profile

Estimate:

400,000 - 600,000 USD

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino

Self-portrait, the head seen almost in profile

Self-portrait, the head seen almost in profile

Estimate:

400,000 - 600,000 USD

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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino

Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna

Self-portrait, the head seen almost in profile 


Red and black chalk with stumping;

bears old inscription in pen and brown ink at the top: Ritratto di Pietro da Cortona dipinto da lui medesimo dato al Gran Duca/Ferdinando II

376 by 284 mm; 14⅞ by 11¼ in

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Private collection, England;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 7 December 1978, lot 77 (as Ascribed to Pietro da Cortona), where acquired by the present owner
N. Turner, The Paintings of Guercino, Rome 2017, pp. 2, 22-23, reproduced p. 3