Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 555

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(Viterbo 1610-1662 Viterbo)
An Allegory of the Virtues of the Roman Republic.

Pen and ink and wash and black chalk on cream laid paper. 258x156 mm; 10x6 inches. Coat-of-arms watermark.

Provenance: William Miller, New York; private collection, New York.

Romanelli was a pupil of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669) and this is a copy after a corner of Cortona's ceiling decoration in the Grand Salone of the Palazzo Barberini in Rome.