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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    Francesco Alegiani (active Rome, 19th/20th Century)

    A trompe l'oeil with a print of the Madonna covered by a piece of tracing paper, and a print of an artist's self-portrait

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    Francesco Alegiani (active Rome, 19th/20th Century)
    A trompe l'oeil with a print of the Madonna covered by a piece of tracing paper, and a print of an artist's self-portrait
    signed and inscribed 'Francesco Alegiani Roma' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    22½ x 13 7/8 in. (57.2 x 35.3 cm.)


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    The print of the Madonna is after the picture, of c.1514, by Andrea del Sarto in the Galleria Borghese, Rome. The print of the artist's self-portrait is after the picture by del Sarto in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

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