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After Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669) The Guardian Angel

Auction:
2366
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #2366 - 2366
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

After Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669)

The Guardian Angel
Unsigned, inscribed "Carlo Maratta" in ink on the stretcher, and "...Flornz" in
pencil on the stretcher, red wax seal "BRITISH CONSULATE NORTH..." on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 13 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. (33.9 x 27.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch (prevalent to the boy's head), surface grime, craquelure.

N.B. The original dates from 1656, and is in the collection of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Palazzo Corsini, Rome.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

The Guardian, head , Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica