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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 334

    Italian school, 16th Century

    An antique scene, after Polidoro da Caravaggio

    Price Realised  

    Italian school, 16th Century
    An antique scene, after Polidoro da Caravaggio
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, on faded blue paper
    13 x 9 in. (330 x 228 mm.)


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    After a now lost frieze painted by Polidoro on the façade of the Palazzo Milesi, Rome (see L. Ravelli, Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio, Milan, 1978, pp.428-31).

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