(San Matteo della Decima 1734 - Bologna 1802)
Pan with Young Satyrs, a Putto and a Nymph
Inscribed Drawn by Gaetano Gandolfi Bolognese painter on the former mount.
159 x 121 mm. (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
A close stylistic comparison may be made with such drawings of mythological subjects by Gandolfi as two studies for a painting of The Triumph of Venus - one in a French private collection and the other in the Princeton University Art Museum in New Jersey - or a Judgement of Paris in a private collection.
His sale, London, Christie’s, 29 June 1971, lot 124
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby’s, 7 July 1999, lot 49
P. & D. Colnaghi, London, in 2000
James Freeman, Kyoto
Stephen Ongpin Fine Art, London, in 2007
Private collection, New York.