25 January 2005
Giuseppe Bartolomeo Chiari (Rome 1654-1727)
Angelica and Medoro
figure studies (verso, laid down), with inscription 'Franco Albani' on the backing
black chalk, squared in black chalk, watermark twice-encircled fleur de lys
10¾ x 15 7/8 in. (273 x 403 mm.)
An unidentified collector's drystamp (L. 605b).
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Dr. Ursula Fischer Pace has kindly suggested the attribution to Chiari in a communication dated 25 October 2004 on the basis of a photograph.
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