Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)

Heads of a youth and a young boy

Details
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
Heads of a youth and a young boy
with inscription 'Guercino' on the mount
red chalk, on an 18th Century mount
6 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (174 x 200 mm.)
Provenance
T. Blayds (L. 416a).
Lord Overstone.
Literature
Redford, no. 57.
Lockinge, 1928, p. 30.
Russell, no. 103.
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Lot Essay

A retouched counterproof of this drawing is in the Accademia, Venice (M. Giampaolo, Disegni Emiliani, exhib. cat., Galleria dell'Accademia di Venezia, 1993, no. 90).
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