119. [Italian school]

Attributed to MILANI, Aureliano

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas.

C. 1700-1749

Drawing, pen and brown ink with wash, heightened with white, 44 x 32 cm, on verso in cont. hand "A. Milani" (min. foxing, sm. blue stains in lower right, rep. tear in lower part, sm. defects in lower left margin).

Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.

Classical representation of Jesus, here in an architectural setting and surrounded by numerous disciples, guiding Thomas' fingers into the wound. The ms. note refers to the Italian painter of the late Baroque period A. Milani (1675-1749), who was active in Bologna and Rome.

€ 350 / 600

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