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Attributed to Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, called Il Bolognese (Bologna 1606-1680 Rome)
Attributed to Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, Il Bolognese (Bologna 1606-1680 Rome)

A coastal landscape with trees to the left and a village beyond

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Attributed to Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, Il Bolognese (Bologna 1606-1680 Rome)
A coastal landscape with trees to the left and a village beyond
pen and brown ink
9 x 6 7/8 in. (23 x 17.4 cm)
Provenance
Unidentified collector's stamp (partially cut off).
M.H. Bloxam, by whom given to Rugby School Art Museum.
Literature
Anne Popham, typescript catalogue, no. 6, as attributed to Agostino Carracci.

A. Schmarsow, 'Aus dem Kunstmuseum der Schule zu Rugby', Jahrbuch der Königlich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen, IX, 1888, no. 1, p. 136, as circle of (or attributed to?) Titian, previously as Domenichino.

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Lot Essay

For this drawing, previously situated in the circles of Titian and Domenichino, an attribution to Agostino Carracci has been proposed, but it appears to be closer to Grimaldi.

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