7 July 1998
Francesco Solimena (1657-1747)
Saint Francis Xavier on Clouds holding a Lily and a Book with Putti
,a townscape below
with inscriptions 'Ciroferri' (recto) and 'Solimena' (verso) on the mount
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white on light brown paper, watermark encircled sun
226 x 173 mm.
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