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    Sale 5979

    Old Master, 19th Century and British Drawings and Watercolours

    9 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 524

    Paolo Farinati (Verona 1524-1606)

    Allegory of Charity

    Price Realised  

    Paolo Farinati (Verona 1524-1606)
    Allegory of Charity
    Study of the head of a boy (verso); with inscription 'P. Farinato' (recto) and with further inscription 'P. Farinato' (verso)
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white (partially oxidised), on faded blue paper
    5½ x 10½ in. (14 x 26.6 cm.), unframed


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    Provenance

    W. Gibson, his inscription and price code on the verso 'P Farinato ...4' (see under L. 2092).
    W. Young Ottley (L. 2663).
    W. Roscoe; Winstanley, Liverpool, 23 September 1816, lot 277 ('... A Charity. Pen and bistre on ditto [blue paper]; 5½ x 10½ in. From Mr. Ottley's Collection').