Lot 65: After Benedetto Luti (1666-1724)



2015-07-08 11:51:19

Lot 65: After Benedetto Luti (1666-1724). Young boy with flute, a 19th century Russian copy, oil on canvas, signed E. Leont'eva, 1885, in Russian cursive script in red to lower right, small hole to lower edge, three small old repairs to verso, 49 x 39cm (19.25 x15.3ins). Luti's produced a number of similar works based on angelic children, such as the the Head of a Boy, now in the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich. The present work is a copy of Luti's original held by the Hermitage museum, produced by a Russian artist. (1) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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