3 July 2007
Pier Leone Ghezzi (Rome 1674-1755)
Head of a panther, after the Antique
with inscription 'Ritrovato in Rome in Preda nel quarto dis. Angelo in de foro et con dd' Marmo Pario fatto da'mè Cav.e Ghezzi a .d.3. Ap.L 1722'
black chalk, pen and brown ink
9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (231 x 175 mm.); and A caricature of a woman in a lace cap by the same hand (2)
J.C. Spengler (L. 1434).
Anonymous sale; Karl & Faber, Munich, 14 October 1964, lot 156.
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