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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 337

    Follower of Annibale Carracci (Bologna 1560-1609 Rome)

    An academic nude as Polyphemus

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    Follower of Annibale Carracci (Bologna 1560-1609 Rome)
    An academic nude as Polyphemus
    black chalk on buff paper, watermark encircled cross above NIS
    15 1/8 x 10 in. (384 x 252 mm.)


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    Inspired by the figure of Polyphemus on the ceiling of the gallery of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome, painted by Annibale between 1597 and 1608.

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