London, South Kensington
12 December 2003
Aniello Falcone (Naples 1607-1656)
Five women turned to the right (recto); A kneeling man (verso)
7 5/8 x 5½ in. (193 x 141 mm.)
Don Gaspar Méndez de Haro y Guzman, Marchese del Carpio e Helice, with attribution 'An. Falcone da Rafaele' in the associated hand on the mount.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 20 March 1973, lot 36.
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Derived in reverse, and therefore probably via a print, from Raphael's fresco in the Vatican loggie.
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