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09 | A Fine Collection of European Art

Sun, Jan 16, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 18


Estimate: $11,250 - $13,125

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$10,000 $500
$25,000 $1,000
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Year: 17th Century
Size: 8 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.
Medium: Etching
Description: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua): Nativity with God the Father and angels Date: ca. 1647–50 Medium: Etching Dimensions: sheet: 8 1/16 x 15 3/4 in. (20.5 x 40 cm Signed in the plate on the base of the column at right: "Genovese / Castilione / P"; inscribed in the plate on the banner held by the two putti: "Glor Inecel". A fine impression in fine condition, aside from minor foxing. With 1/4 inch margins. The artist had previously used the subject in an altarpiece for the church of S. Luca in Genoa, although the addition of the adjective "genovese" in the signature indicates that the etching was executed in Rome, after 1647.


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