17 December 1998
Italian School, 16th Century
The false wife of San Marino fainting, after Giorgio Picchi
with inscription 'Antonio da Carregio di mano sua 1511-1 S 16' (verso)
pen and brown ink, brown wash
383 x 278 mm.
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