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Una vergine vestale distesa accanto ad un sarcofago

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Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, July 3, 1995, lot 147 (as attributed to Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours); anonymous sale, London, Christies, July 8, 2003, lot 56 (as Giuseppe Bernardino Bison); Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd., 2004 (London); private collection, until October 2008 (Kyoto, Japan); Stephen Ongpin Fine Art (2008); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

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Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

A Vestal Virgin Reclining by a Holy Flame

Una vergine vestale distesa accanto ad un sarcofago

after 1775


Sheet: 44.2 x 29.4 cm (17 3/8 x 11 9/16 in.) Framed: 66.5 x 52 cm (26 3/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Brush and brown ink, with brown and gray wash, heightened with white, red, green, and gray opaque watercolor, over black chalk on paper


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