Pier Leone Ghezzi (Communanza 1674-1755 Rome)
This lot is offered without reserve. PROPERTY OF THE LATE PROFESSOR ERIC STANLEY
Pier Leone Ghezzi (Communanza 1674-1755 Rome)

A caricature of Fra Vincenzo

Details
Pier Leone Ghezzi (Communanza 1674-1755 Rome)
A caricature of Fra Vincenzo
with inscription 'Fra Vincenzo altro Laico del P. Gener.e Bermon.' and '73' (on the 18th Century mount)
traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink
10 ½ x 7 ¼ in. (26.7 x 18.6 cm)
Provenance
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), and by descent to the 7th Duke of Wellington.
with Artemis Gallery, 1991.
Special notice
This lot is offered without reserve.

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Lot Essay

Executed in Ghezzi's witty style, this caricature of a Roman lay brother comes from a group originally mounted and bound into three albums in 1780.

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