(Venice 1849 - Venice 1887)
A Man Smoking a Pipe
Signed G. FAVRETTO in brown ink at the lower right.
193 x 126 mm. (7 5/8 x 5 in.) [image]
218 x 164 mm. (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.) [sheet]
The present sheet may tentatively be identified as a youthful self-portrait by Favretto, to judge by the appearance of the artist in a handful of self-portraits executed in the first half of the 1870s, when he was in his early twenties.
Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd., London.