7 July 1998
GIOVANNI BATTISTA CASTELLO, IL GENOVESE (1549-1639)
THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN, IN A DECORATIVE FRAME
WITH MUSICAL SCORE (VERSO)
BLACK CHALK, BODYCOLOUR, WATERCOLOUR HEIGHTENED WITH GOLD ON VELLUM, THE OUTLINES OF THE FRAME INCISED
233 X 289 MM.
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THE TYPE OF THE FIGURE AND THE TECHNQUE ARE CLOSE TO THAT OF THE GENOESE MINIATURIST CASTELLO, C. DI FABIO, GIO. BATTISTA CASTELLO, IL GENOVESE, EXHIB. CAT., GENO, PALAZZO BIANCO, 1990, NO. 34.
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