2 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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