Andrea Sacchi, Italian (1599-1661) Attributed, Two Religious Paintings, A) Oil on canvas painting of Pope Pius V (1504-1572) born "Antonio Ghislieri", standing looking upwards holding a white lily while at his feet is papal tiara crown, dressed in a gold decorated white robe with religious images, above his head are two winged cherub faces, unsigned, 104" tall by 46 1/2" wide including the frame, the frame appears to be an addition in the 18th/19thC probably done when the canvas was lined, now with some paint losses. B) Oil on canvas painting of St. Filippo Neri (1515-1595) known as apostle of Rome, standing in a red and gold robe gesturing with his hands with cherubs above and a young boy peering from behind, unsigned, 104" x 46 1/2" including the frame which appears to have been added in 18th/19thC probably down when the canvas was lined, now with paint losses and some restoration. Provenance: A NH collector, estate of Harold Osgood Whitney who had a home in Watertown Mass, "The Elms" and Massimo Palace in Rome, a Fogg Art Museum loan label on reverse #2776 for A) and #2775 for B), they were there January 5th-30th 1933 and at that time the painting was attributed to Andrea Sacchi.

Estimate: $85,000 - $100,000

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