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A Sibyl, Flaminio Torre (1620-1661).

Oil on canvas, 95.5cm by 79cm.

In Greek and Roman mythology sybils were prophetic priestesses.

Torre, a painter of the Bolognese School, was a pupil of Guido Reni, Giacomo Cavedone and Simone Cantarini and painted mainly for churches in Bologna.

 

REFERENCE: PIC409

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