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    Sale 7714

    Old Master & British Pictures

    24 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    Onorio Marinari (Florence 1627-1715)

    Saint Agnes

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    Onorio Marinari (Florence 1627-1715)
    Saint Agnes
    oil on canvas, octagonal
    38¼ x 32¼ in. (97.2 x 81.8 cm.)


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    This painting is sold with a copy of a letter from Dr. Francesca Baldassari wrote to the owner on 28 May 2007, confirming the attribution to Onorio Marinari and dating the painting to circa 1685, in the late activity of the painter, when he showed a renewed interest in the style and tecnique of his cousin Carlo Dolci. Dr. Baldassari compares this picture to Marinari's Saint Cecilia, of the same period, in the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen.

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