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    Sale 1961

    Old Master And 19th Century Drawings

    24 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    Giulio Benso (Pieve di Teco 1592-1668)

    The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen

    Price Realised  

    Giulio Benso (Pieve di Teco 1592-1668)
    The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen
    with number '221'
    pen and brown ink, brown wash
    7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. (199 x 161 mm.)


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    We are grateful to Dr. Mary Newcome for confirming the attribution to Benso.

    Provenance

    A Genoese (?) collector with corresponding numbering '221'.
    William H. Crocker (1861-1937), Burlingame, California; thence by descent to his son
    Charles Crocker (1904-61), San Francisco; thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE DESCENDENTS OF WILLIAM H. CROCKER (LOTS 38, 45, 47-53, 56, 71 AND 89)