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The Death of Priam

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Recto lower left stamped in blue ink-- mark of Giuseppe Vallardi (1784-1863, Milan, Lugt 1223) Recto lower right stamped in purple ink-- unidentified mark, possibly that of Gupitsch (cf. Lugt 533f and 535) Recto lower right stamped in black ink-- unidentified mark (Lugt 797)


Possibly Gupitsch (active about 1840; cf. Lugt 533f and 535), Vienna; Giuseppe Vallardi (b. 1784 – d. 1863, Lugt 1223), Milan; about 1980, purchased at auction in Brussels by Sven Bruntjen, San Rafael, CA; by whom consigned to David and Constance Yates European Drawings and Sculpture, New York; from whom purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002)

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Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

early 19th century


Sheet: 53.7 x 73 cm (21 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.) Borderline: 53. x 72.3 cm (20 7/8 x 28 7/16 in.)

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Pen and gray ink and brush and gray wash over graphite on three sheets of laid paper


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