Luca Giordano (Naples 1632-1706)
The Archangel Michael and the Rebel Angels (recto); Studies of architecture and a figure (verso)
with inscription 'di Luca Giordano' and numbers '14' and '257' and with illegible inscription on the saint's shield (?) (recto)and 'Luca Giordano' (on the old mount)
black chalk, brown wash (recto), black and red chalk (verso), on (formerly) blue paper, watermark AB, an arched top indicated in black chalk
17 x 1138 in. (43.2 x 29 cm)

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Carl Gustav Tessin (1695-1770), Stockholm (L. 2985, with his number '245').
Wilhelm König (1880-1955), Vienna (L. 2653b); American Art Association, New York, 7-8 November 1928, lot 75.
Dr. Benno Geiger (1880-1955) (according to a label on the mount).
Anonymous sale; Swann Galleries, New York, 14 November 1996, part of lot 33.
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