9 July 2001
Attributed to Bartolommeo Tarsia (1711-1765)
The Assumption of the Virgin with the Fall of the Rebel Angels: A study for a ceiling decoration
inscribed 'una incoronation della madonna e S. Michel' and with scaled notations
pen and brown ink, watercolour, watermark C in an elaborate cartouche, shaped
380 x 524 mm.
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C. von Prybram-Gladona, Unbekannte Zeichnungen alter Meister aus europäischem Privatbesitz, Munich, 1969, no. 87 (as North Italian, second half of the 18th Century).
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The library of the novelist included a translation by a brilliant young mathematician that foresaw the age of computing
Offered in the ONE sale on 10 July in New York, Annie epitomises the genre that made the artist one of the most celebrated of his generation