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    Description

    Attributed to Gavin Hamilton (British, 1723-1798)
    Priam pleading with Achilles for the body of Hector
    Brown ink and washes, slight white heightening, and graphite on tracing paper mounted to heavyweight cream rag paper
    5-7/8 x 7-3/4 inches (14.8 x 19.7 cm)
    Ascribed: Hamilton Gavino. Page no. 115, left middle.

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF NEAL GLASS AND KERRY BETENSKY

    PROVENANCE:
    Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926), painter, collector and Director of the Galleria Borghese, Rome (likely the compiler of the albums in which this sheet was contained);
    Estate of Reverend Father Francis Agius (1891-1958) of Our Lady of Counsel, Inwood, Long Island, New York;
    Sale, New York, by heirs of the above;
    Harry Glass, Long Island, New York, circa 1950s, acquired from the above;
    Estate of the above;
    Neal Glass and Kerry Betensky Long Island, New York by descent;
    Estate of the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    "Italian 19th Century Drawings and Watercolors," Shepherd Gallery, New York, April 1976.

    LITERATURE:
    R. Olson, Italian 19th Century Drawings and Watercolors: An Album. Camuccini & Minardi to Mancini & Balla, Shepherd Gallery, New York, April 1976, cat. no. 241, plate 1.

    The cataloguing of the present lot follows the extensive research and connoisseurship undertaken by the Shepherd Gallery, New York, as published in the catalogue to its 1976 exhibition Italian 19th Century Drawings and Watercolors: An Album. Camuccini & Minardi to Mancini & Balla.


    Condition Report*: Framed Dimensions 14.5 X 16.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    7th Friday
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