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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578-1660)

    Ecce Homo

    Price Realised  

    Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578-1660)
    Ecce Homo
    red chalk
    11 5/8 x 7¾ in. (293 x 196 mm.)


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    Related to Albani's painting of the same subject in the Colonna Gallery, Rome (Puglisi, op. cit., p. 167). In the painting, Christ's head is tilted to His right.

    Provenance

    Sir Peter Lely (L. 2092).
    Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 5 July 1995, lot 159 (as by Bartolomeo Schedoni).


    Literature

    C.R. Puglisi, Francesco Albani, New Haven, 1999, pp. 166-67, under no. 77, fig. 175.