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Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557-1602) Apollo and the Python

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$450$375

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2673B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557-1602)

Apollo and the Python, c. 1589-1592 (Bartsch, 107). Identified within the plate. Etching and engraving on paper, plate size 9 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (25.0 x 34.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins approximately 1/8 inches (to the plate mark on the left side), pale staining, foxing, tear into image u.c., floated within the mat, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Out of the frame the work has a central vertical fold. The sheet is a laid paper and has glue/residues to the verso. There is brown paper tape near the upper corners on the verso. There is a brown ink inscription along the lower right edge possibly reading "J/15. f".


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