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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 317

    Follower of Guido Reni

    Saint Francis between two monks

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Follower of Guido Reni
    Saint Francis between two monks
    black chalk, on blue paper
    14 3/8 x 8 in. (365 x 204 mm.)


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    Derived from one of the frescoes in the Capela Paolina in the church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. A drawing for the fresco of Saint Dominic, in the same chapel, is at Windsor (O. Kurz, Bolognese Drawings at Windsor Castle, London, 1955, no. 337, pl. 63).

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    Provenance

    Sir Joshua Reynolds (L. 2364).
    T. Blayds (L. 416a); probably Christie's, London, 29 March 1849, part of lot 36 (A Collection of Drawings by Old Masters..., 36 guineas to Thatcher).
    Lord Overstone, and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LOYD COLLECTION (LOTS 308, 313, 315, 317, 339, 361, 363 and 393)


    Literature

    Redford, no. 40 (as Domenichino).
    Russell, no. 117.