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Pietro Testa (Lucca 1611-1650 Rome)
Pietro Testa (Lucca 1611-1650 Rome)

A seated figure in profile

Details
Pietro Testa (Lucca 1611-1650 Rome)
A seated figure in profile
with inscription 'Pietro Testa'
black chalk, upper left corner made up
6¾ x 6 in. (17.2 x 15.2 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12 January 1990, lot 152.

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Lot Essay

Very similar in pose to a female figure who appears to the left of Apollo in Testa's etching of Summer, datable to 1642-1644 (E. Cropper, Pietro Testa, Philadelphia, 1988, no. 76).

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