17 July 2014
Domenico Piola (Genoa 1627-1703)
The Infant Christ appearing to Saint Anthony of Padua: design for an antependium
with inscription 'Dmco Piola'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
10 ¼ x 14 ¾ in. (25.8 x 37.5 cm.)
Santo Varni (with his inscription, lower left).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 15 December 2000, lot 33.
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