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Sebastiano Conca (Gaeta 1680-1764 Naples)
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 188, 207, 211, 222, 228, 233 AND 241)
Sebastiano Conca (Gaeta 1680-1764 Naples)

The Madonna and Child releasing souls from Purgatory

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Sebastiano Conca (Gaeta 1680-1764 Naples)
The Madonna and Child releasing souls from Purgatory
inscribed and dated 'Questo [...] stato regalato al Sig.r D· Dom·co Guastaferro dal Sig. Cav:r Seb:no Conca ed è stato fatto dal medemo [...] Lug· 1748 Ed è il bozzetto fatto per il quadro della Cong·ne della Morte' (on the reverse of the unlined canvas)
oil on canvas, unlined
18 3/8 x 12 ¼ in. (46.7 x 31.2 cm.)
Provenance
Presented by the artist to Signor D. Domenico Guastaferro, July 1748 (according to the inscription on the reverse).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 24 April 2009, lot 102.

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