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A Vanitas still life. North Italian School, second half of the 17th Century
oil on canvas
42 1/2 by 61 7/8 in.; 108 by 157 cm.

With the Vose Gallery, Boston (according to a label on the reverse);
With Cesare Lampronti, Rome, from whom acquired by the present collector (as attributed to Pierfrancesco Cittadini).


Anatolian Ushak "Lotto" rug, XVI century, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
image source: www.rugtracker.com (image courtesy: John Taylor)