Donato Creti

Lot Details

Lot 48
Donato Creti
Italian, 1671-1749
St. Martin Leaning Against a Tree
Pen and brown ink on paper
5 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (13.4 x 14.7 cm)
Loeser Collection
George L. Laporte, M.D. (Lugt 1170)
Purchased from the Laporte Sale, Plaza Gallery, New York, NY, 1968, lot 16
Notes left by the decedent describe a meeting with Jacob Bean in 1968, in which Mr. Bean is reported to have attributed the drawing to Creti.

C Estate of Sydney L. Shaper

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Sheet hinged to the backing at upper left and right with white tape. Slightly faded and toned. A few tiny nicks along the edges.

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Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Sold for $1,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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