FILIPPO LAURI
(italian 1623-1694)
XENOPHON'S SACRIFICE TO DIANA
Pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk and pencil on tan paper, with old inscriptions in black chalk verso
Sheet size: 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (20.6 x 30.7cm)
provenance:
Schaeffer Galleries, New York, New York.
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Edgar P. Richardson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sotheby's Online, sale of October 11, 2002
Private Collection, Connecticut.
Taylor Graham Gallery, New York, New York.
note:
The present work is after the painting of the same subject, which was commissioned to Pietro da Cortona (Italian 1596-1669) by Cardinal Barberini. This work was authenticated as by Filippo Lauri by Giuliano Briganti in 1960.

Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)