Giovanni Batista (=Sassoferrato, Salvi, The Madonna

Salvi, Giovanni Batista (= Sassoferrato, Sassoferrato 1609 – Rome 1685). The Madonna. Sitting in the clouds with the child in her arms. To the sides three putto heads resp. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Sassoferrato pinxt. / A. H. Payne sc., otherwise in English-German as above. 5¾ × 6⅛ in (14.5 × 15.7 cm).

Offer no. 14,196 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 48.) + shipping

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