London, South Kensington
12 December 2003
Giovanni Andrea Podestà (Genoa 1608-1674)
Studies of putti and children (recto and verso)
inscribed '\KAndrea Podesta\k' (verso), and with inscriptions 'Sc. Flamande' (partly erased, recto) and 'Andréa Podesta. Genovesé. Maitre de p.o testa./notute' on the mount
black chalk, pen and brown ink
8½ x 6¼ in. (215 x 162 mm.)
Count Moriz von Fries (L. 2903).
Marquis de Lagoy (L. 1710).
Sir Otto Beit, 1st Bt., and by descent to the vendors.
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