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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    Francesco Simonini (Parma 1686-c. 1755 Venice or Florence)

    A coastal inlet with soldiers and peasants resting, with shipping beyond

    Price Realised  

    Francesco Simonini (Parma 1686-c. 1755 Venice or Florence)
    A coastal inlet with soldiers and peasants resting, with shipping beyond
    with signature and date 'Brueghel 1595.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    22¼ x 34½ in. (56.5 x 87.6 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Professor Giancarlo Sestieri for confirming the attribution, on the basis of a photograph.

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    Provenance

    Malcolm Searle, Camberwell Green St.; Christie's, London, 3 January 1880, lot 21, as Simonini (1.6 gns. to Bapete).