4 July 2000
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1683-1754)
The head of a bishop looking down to the right (recto); Portrait of a gentleman, bust length, turned to the left (verso)
black and white chalk on faded blue paper
383 x 278 mm.
with Leonard Koetser Ltd., 1960.
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Professor Bernard Aikema has kindly confirmed the attribution in a letter dated 21 March 2000, placing the sheet in the late 1720s or 1730s.
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