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    Sale 7605

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    8 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    Attributed to Giovanni Maria Morandi (Florence 1622-1717 Rome)

    A processional feast with musicians and people in costume, a woman on a horse at the centre

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Giovanni Maria Morandi (Florence 1622-1717 Rome)
    A processional feast with musicians and people in costume, a woman on a horse at the centre
    pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, irregular shape
    8 1/8 x 12 in. (205 x 305 mm.)


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    The subject of this drawing can be compared to another sheet by Morandi in the Louvre (inv. no. 53020) (De la Renaissance à l'Age baroque. Une collection de dessins italiens pour les musées de France, exhib. cat., Paris, Louvre, 2005, no. 113). The present drawing seems to represent a processional masquerade on an Italian square, with people dressed in Turkish costume.

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