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Attributed to Rosalba Carriera (Italian, 1675-1757) A Woman Offering a Garland of Flowers to Eros

Auction:
2459
Lot:
27
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Rosalba Carriera (Italian, 1675-1757)

A Woman Offering a Garland of Flowers to Eros.
Unsigned, identified on labels affixed to the backing.
Pastel on paper, sight size 37 x 28 in., framed.
Condition: Minor abrasions and pigment displacement, small areas of possible mold growth and/or retouch, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Property of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Subtle rippling to sheet, several restored abrasions/scratches with the most extensive being a vertical arc-shaped scratch spanning the u.l. and l.l. quadrants approx. 20 in. length, not examined out of frame due to the fragile nature of the medium.

Keywords

Rosalba Carriera, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museum, Pastel, Women artists

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