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    Original Red Chalk Revelry

    Giuseppe Diamantini. Bacchant and Satyr Dancing. [Italy]: [Circa seventeenth century]. Original red chalk drawing on cream, laid paper mounted on paper in matted frame. 4 x 6.5 inches. Fantastic scene of a satyr wildly dancing with a reveler. Light edge wear, minor foxing, faint damp staining, small holograph ink "Rubens [?]" on lower left corner of recto, two small pieces of paper pulled up from mounting on verso. Overall in very good condition.
    Giuseppe Diamantini (1621-1705), Italian painter and print maker. Most of his work was classical scenes of mythology and religion. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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