3 July 2007
Giulio Benso (Pieve del Tecco circa 1601-1668)
figure studies (verso) and with inscription 'Luca Giordano' on the mount
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, on traces of an 18th Century mount
15 3/8 x 10¼ in. (392 x 261 mm.)
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The attribution to Benso has kindly been confirmed by Dr Mary Newcome Schleier in a communication dated 4 May 2007.
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