Description

    Attributed to DOMENICO CRESTI (Italian, 1559-1638)
    Mars, Mercury, and Minerva
    Brown ink and wash heightened with white chalk on grey paper laid on two sheets of paper
    Sheet: 7 x 6-3/4 inches (17.8 x 17.1 cm); image: 6-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (16.5 x 16.5 cm)
    Signed lower right by a later hand: Julio Rom__

    PROVENANCE:
    Jan Nicolaas Streep;
    Gustav Nooteboom;
    Private collection, New York.


    Condition Report*:

    Fair condition.  Grey paper laid on a second sheet, with repairs by a later hand in the lower right corner.  Several tiny holes, one on Mars' cape, and two on Minerva's arm/torso.  Possible vertical repair running through Minerva's arm.  Slight diagonal creasing.  Hinged to archival backing board and mattted in French window mat.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    8th Tuesday
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