10 July 2001
Antonio Gionima (1697-1732)
Susanna and the Elders
with inscriptions 'Gionima 138. n° 139' (verso, laid down) and '138' (recto)
red chalk in an inscribed oval
300 x 212 mm.
Sir Joshua Reynolds (L. 3016a), with inscription 'Lot 456' on the backing.
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