8 July 2008
Marco Liberi (Padua circa 1640-after 1687)
Lot and his Daughters
black chalk heightened with white, on buff paper
7 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (200 x 282 mm.)
Jacques Petithory, Paris.
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A study for Liberi's picture now in the Museo Municipale, Vicenza (U. Ruggeri, Pietro and Marco Liberi, Rimini, 1996, pp. 306-7, no. M58).
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