7 July 2010
Giuseppe Chiari (Lucca or Rome 1654-1727 Rome)
The Triumph of Galatea
oil on canvas
23 x 27½ in. (58.4 x 69.8 cm.)
[Possibly] Earls of Jersey, Osterley Park, London.
with Walpole Gallery, London.
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G. Sestieri, Repertorio della Pittura Romana della fine del Seicento e del Settecento, Rome, 1994, II, fig. 271.
Sold with a copy of a certificate from Professor Giancarlo Sestieri, dated June 1993, in which he confirms the attribution. We are grateful to Dr. Stella Rudolph for independently confirming the attribution on the basis of photograph.
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