May 21, 2020 - Sale 2537

Sale 2537 - Lot 7

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(Rome 1589-1623 Venice)
The Holy Trinity.

Black chalk on cream laid paper. 207x220 mm; 8 1/4x8 3/4 inches. With a study of Christ seated in the clouds with a sphere in black chalk, verso. Inscribed "Dom. Fetti" in ink, lower right recto.

Sold Sotheby's, New York, January 10, 1995, lot 98.

A study for same-titled painting in the Duomo, Mantua, where Fetti worked from 1613 to 1622, based on an attribution by Chiara Tellini Perina. Recent scholarship has also suggested an attribution of the painting in the Duomo, Mantua, to Antonio Maria Viani (1550-1635).