Details
Carlo Maratti (Camerano 1625-1713 Rome)
A vision of the Cross

red chalk, pen and brown ink, torn and reassembled, with losses, oval
738 x 914 in. (18.7 x 23.5 cm)

Provenance
Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714).
John, Lord Somers (1650-1716) (L. 2981, his number 'h. 152').
Sir Thomas Lawrence, London (1769-1830) (L. 2445).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, 25 June 1974, lot 133.
Special notice
Please note this lot is the property of a consumer. See H1 of the Conditions of Sale.
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Already connected to the Sant’Isidoro by Padre Resta, this sheet is a study for a painting from the 1650s in the small vault of the second chapel in Sant’Isidoro a Capo le Case in Rome.

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