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Half Length Figure of a Magi (verso: A Seated Ruler Half-Length Carrying a Scepter) Gm-24183301

Half Length Figure of a Magi (verso: A Seated Ruler Half-Length Carrying a Scepter) Gm-24183301

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Giovanni Antonio Guardi (Italian, 1699–1760) A crowned magus leans forward in adoration. His eyes are closed and he holds his right hand to his chest. The contours of this half-length figure are not sharply defined; rather, blocks of red-chalk shading create the form. The result is a shimmering and dynamic composition imbued with a flickering light. This drawing was presumably a preparatory study for a now unknown painting.

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