25 October 2006
Gustavo Simoni (Italian, 1846-1926)
The Minstrel's Story
signed, inscribed and dated 'G. Simoni. Roma. 1890' (lower left)
pencil, black ink, watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on canvas
26¾ x 40¼ in. (68 x 102.2 cm.)
Executed in 1890
Harry Whitney Treats, Seattle, 1912.
By descent to his wife, 1923.
By descent to their daughters, 1946.
Thence by descent to the present owners, 1968.
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