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Attributed to Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578-1660)
Attributed to Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578-1660)

The Annunciation

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Attributed to Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578-1660)
The Annunciation
oil on copper, unframed
11½ x 8½ in. (29 x 21.6 cm.)

Provenance
(Possibly) Boschi Collection.
(Possibly) John Pope Hennesy (1913-1994).

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Lot Essay

The present lot relates to the compositions by Albani in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, which is on copper and measures 19 x 14 cm., and another in the Louvre, which is on canvas and of slightly larger dimensions. Catherine Puglisi dates these works to c.1617-1620 (see C. Puglisi, Francesco Albani, New Haven and London, 1999, p. 140, nos. 53 and 53.V.a). A further version, listed as a copy by Puglisi, was exhibited at the Heim Gallery in London in 1968.

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