Marcantonio Bassetti (Verona 1586-1630)
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Marcantonio Bassetti (Verona 1586-1630)

The Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand

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Marcantonio Bassetti (Verona 1586-1630)
The Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand
brush and brown oil, heightened with white, on light brown prepared paper
8 x 5 3/8 in. (20.3 x 13.6 cm)
Provenance
Domenico Vantini (1764-1821), Brescia (L. 797).
with Baskett & Day, London, 1986, from whom acquired by the current owner.
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Lot Essay

A different treatment of the same subject, of similar size and in the artist’s idiosyncratic technique, is at the Princeton University Art Museum (inv. x1947-124; see F. Gibbons, Catalogue of Italian Drawings in the Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, 1977, I, no. 37, II, ill.).

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