Bambini, Nicolo

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Bambini, Nicolo
1651-ca. 1736
Neptune and Sea Gods. Verso: Heads of Putti and (?)
Pen and brown ink and wash, over red chalk, on laid paper; verso: pen and brown ink over red chalk.
8 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches (206 x 308 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1987.24

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Numbered at lower right of mount in pen and brown ink, "No 159".
Watermark: Three crescents in a row.

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Armand-Francois-Louis de Mestral de St. Saphorin, Switzerland; Reichlen Gallery, Lausanne; Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Pignatti, Terisio. La pittura del Seicento a Venezia. Venezia : Edizioni Alfieri, 1959, no. 90.

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Saint-Saphorin, Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de, 1738-1805, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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