A woman addressing a prostrate man in front of a tree, and a subsidiary study of a kneeling woman

According to the 1973 catalogue the inscription is perhaps by a Neapolitan hand.

Dr Miriam di Penta has kindly confirmed the attribution. The drawing will be included in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist.

Signature: With inscription 'Gio Beo Castiglione'

Marchese del Carpio.

Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 20 March 1973, lot 9 (as G.B. Castiglione; 180 gns to A. Stein).

With Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York (as Castiglione).

About Andrea de Leone

Italian, 1595-1675, Naples, Italy, based in Naples, Italy

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