Lot 42. Giovanni Battista Naldini (Florence 1537-1591)

Sold: £ 106 250
Auction date: 08.12.2020   00:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 42 | Giovanni Battista Naldini (Florence 1537-1591)
Giovanni Battista Naldini (Florence 1537-1591)

An extensive view of Rome with the Ponte Rotto, seen from the Aventine (recto); Studies after antique wall decorations (verso)

inscribed ‘questo paese si vede’ and with number ‘36’ (recto) and ‘queste grottesche sono a palazo maggioro i[n] una fall [?] di u[n]a grotta di pittura’ (verso)

black chalk, pen and brown ink, traces of red chalk, watermark crossed arrows and a star (cf. Heawood 40, Rome, 1561)

8 ½ x 12 ¾ in. (21.7 x 32.3 cm)

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