London, South Kensington
9 July 2009
Paolo Farinati (Verona 1524-1606)
Allegory of Charity
Study of the head of a boy (verso); with inscription 'P. Farinato' (recto) and with further inscription 'P. Farinato' (verso)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white (partially oxidised), on faded blue paper
5½ x 10½ in. (14 x 26.6 cm.), unframed
W. Gibson, his inscription and price code on the verso 'P Farinato ...4' (see under L. 2092).
W. Young Ottley (L. 2663).
W. Roscoe; Winstanley, Liverpool, 23 September 1816, lot 277 ('... A Charity. Pen and bistre on ditto [blue paper]; 5½ x 10½ in. From Mr. Ottley's Collection').
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