[Boy Sleeping on a Bed.]
Etching with engraving. Plate 242 x 310mm. Slight crease vertically down by torso.
Elisabetta Sirani (1636-1665) Painter and etcher in Bologna. Daughter of Giovanni Andrea Sirani. Patronised by Malvasia, and very successful. A little boy sleeping on the bed fully naked. Lying on his back with two pillows underneath his head, right leg over left, drapery over his head to right.
Ex: Norman Blackburn Collection. De Vesme: 1225.
[Ref: 21914] £140.00