9 July 2008
Claudio Francesco Beaumont (Turin, 1694-1766)
Rinaldo and Armida surprised by Ubalde and Carlo; and Armida watching the sleeping Rinaldo -- bozzetti
oil on paper laid down on panel
10½ x 15¾ in. (26.7 x 40 cm.)
in English 18th century carved and gilded frames
a pair (2)
Prince André Ciechanowiecki.
Anonymous sale; Drouot, Paris, 28 June 2002, lot 64.
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Houston, Museum of Fine Art, 1973-5, nos. 32-3, as Noël Hallé[?].
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Arts (according to a label on the reverse).
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