Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 511

Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
(Montaperti 1486-1551 Siena)
The Reconciliation of Marcus Emilius Lepidus and Fulvius Flaccus.

Pen and brown ink and wash with white heightening on cream laid paper mounted on card stock. 310x478 mm; 12 1/4x18 3/4 inches.

Provenance: Private collection, Massachusetts.

This large, finished drawing records the fresco of the same subject by Beccafumi in the Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, early 1530s. There is another similar drawing in the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, after the painting Costumius Tibertius Shows his Son Punished by Death, from the same fresco cycle by Beccafumi (inventory number K.67.52).