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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 359

    Francisco Vieira de Mattos, called Lusitano (Lisbon 1699-1783)

    The Virgin in clouds surrounded by putti, God blessing Adam in front of the animals below

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    Francisco Vieira de Mattos, called Lusitano (Lisbon 1699-1783)
    The Virgin in clouds surrounded by putti, God blessing Adam in front of the animals below
    signed 'Vieira Luzit. fecit.'
    black chalk, watermark D & C/B in a cartouche surmounted by a fruit tree
    13½ x 8¾ in. (343 x 222 mm.)


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    May be related to a large altarpiece, Nossa Senhora da Conceicao in the church of Menino Deus, Lisbon, see J. Ferrao, Vieira Lusitano, Lisbon, 1962, pl. 25. On Vieira Lusitano as a draftsman, see Vieira Lusitano 1699-1783. O desenho, exhib. cat., Lisbon, Museu National de Arte Antigua, 2000.

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