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Roman School, late 17th Century
Roman School, late 17th Century

Caricature of two priests and an amused bystander

Details
Roman School, late 17th Century
Caricature of two priests and an amused bystander
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, unframed
10¾ x 8 in. (27.3 x 20.2 cm.)
Provenance
Maximiliaen Labbé, Mechelen (d. 1675); acquired before 1684 by Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714), with his associated nunber '101' and elaborate borderlines, part of an album that he presented around 1701 to;
King Philip V of Spain (1683-1746);
possibly Orléans collection;
Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford (1717-1797); Robins, London, 8 June 1842, lot 1262 (bought by Tiffin, 'A folio, containing upwards of 100 drawings [...]');
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 November 1966, lot 73 (as Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini).

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