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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 303

    Simone Cantarini (Pesaro 1612-1648 Bologna)

    Lot and his Daughters

    Price Realised  

    Simone Cantarini (Pesaro 1612-1648 Bologna)
    Lot and his Daughters
    black chalk
    5 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (142 x 193 mm.)


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    A study for a picture in an Italian private collection (Simone Cantarini detto il Pesarese 1612-1648, exhib. cat, Bologna, 1997-8, no. I.23) for which many others are known. The present drawing in particular resembles one in the Courtauld Institute, London (inv. 2029, M. Mancicotti, Simone Cantarini il Pesarese, Pesaro, 1975, p. 241, fig. 176.)

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    Provenance

    Sir Joshua Reynolds (L.2364).
    With John Manning, London.