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ANTONIO MARINETTI (Il Chiozzotto) (Italian...

(Italian, (ca. 1710-1796); "Portrait of Sister Maria Candida Serafica at Prayer," 1746; Oil on canvas (framed); Inscribed; 42 3/4" x 31"; Exhibition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Arte Europea da una Collezione Americana, March-April 1964, no. 18, as Giambattista Piazzetta (catalogue by R. De Grada); Literature: A. Mariuz, L'opera completa del Piazzetta, Milan, 1982, pp. 121-122, no. A61, as attributed to Marinetti. E. Martini, La pittura Veneziana del settecento, 1964, pl. 114. L. Jones, The Paintings of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Ph.D. dissertation, Ann Arbor, 1981, II, p. 341, as 'Unassociated with either Piazzetta or his shop'. E. Martini, "Non Bencovich, ma Tiepolo", Arte Documento, X, 1996, pp. 191-193, note 2, as Giovanni Battista Piazzetta; Provenance: Acquired by the Countess Nadia de Navarro, Glen Head, New York, before 1964; Christie's New York, Old Masters Part II, 14 April 2016, Lot 303


Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000


Condition Report

Inscribed '1746 Adi xiiii Agosto / Suor Maria Candida Serafica / Airoldi Vesti l'abito Religioso delle- / Clarese nel Venerabil Monis / tero delle R.R.MM, / Cappucine / Corpus Domini di Chioza / d'età d'anni xvi portò al / Secolo il nome di Ma / ria Francesca.' (upper left). Lined. One minor scuff at figure's nose and other areas of abrasion to painted surface along edges.

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