Francesco Trevisani (Capo d'Istria 1656-1746 Rome)
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Francesco Trevisani (Capo d'Istria 1656-1746 Rome)

An Allegory of Music; and An Allegory of Painting, with a portrait of the artist on an easel

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Francesco Trevisani (Capo d'Istria 1656-1746 Rome)
An Allegory of Music; and An Allegory of Painting, with a portrait of the artist on an easel
oil on canvas
24 5/8 x 29 ½ in. (62.2 x 74.9 cm.)
(2)in 17th century Italian carved and gilded frames
a pair
Provenance
Anonymous sale [The Property of a Private Collector]; Christie's, London, 10 December 1993, lot 341.
Mrs. Barbara Piasecka Johnson; Sotheby's, London, 8 December 2005, lot 320 (£26,400), when acquired by the present owner.
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Sale room notice
Dr. Karin Wolfe has proposed an alternative attribution to Girolamo Pesci (Rome 1679-1759) for the Allegory of Painting and has noted that the picture on the easel is a portrait of the artist.

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