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    Sale 5432

    Old Master & British Pictures

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 218

    Francesco Coghetti (Bergamo 1804-1875 Rome)

    The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence: a bozzetto

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    Francesco Coghetti (Bergamo 1804-1875 Rome)
    The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence: a bozzetto
    inscribed 'Francesco Coghetti' (upper right)
    oil on paper laid down on canvas
    16 5/8 x 9¼ in. (42.3 x 23.5 cm.)


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    The present work is a bozzetto for the altarpiece, executed between 1840-53, in the sacristy of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Rome.

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