4 June 2014
Workshop of Domenico Fetti (Rome 1588/89-1623 Venice)
A parable of the blind
oil on panel
22 7/8 x 17¼ in. (58.1 x 43.8 cm.)
Paul Delaroff, St. Petersberg, by 1914.
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The present work is a high quality studio replica of one of the compositions from Domenico Fetti's famous series of New Testament parables, of which the prototype is in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (inv. 422).
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