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Bernardino Mei (1612 - 1676)

Lot 81: Bernardino Mei (Siena 1612-1676 Rome)


January 25, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Two standing figures, one gesturing to the rear
with inscription 'Meij'
black chalk, watermark monti
5 1/8 x 4 in. (134 x 102 mm.)

Artist or Maker

Bernardino Mei (Siena 1612-1676 Rome)


S. von Licht (L. 789a).
Mathias Polakovits, his mark (not in Lugt).


Compare to drawings by Mei in the Biblioteca Comunale in Siena (M. Ciampolini, Drawing in Renaissance and Baroque Siena, exhib. cat. Athens, Georgia Museum of Art and elsewhere, 2002, figs. 46, 48b, 49b and 50a-b).
Another drawing by Mei from the von Licht Collection was sold at Christie's, London, 10 July 1962, lot 20.

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