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Pietro Longhi (Venice 1702-1785), Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in clerical dress with a black tricorn hat, holding a letter. photo Bonhams

oil on copper, oval, 11 x 8.3cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/4in).- Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, € 6,000 - 8,400, USD 7,300 - 10,000. Unsold

Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 7 Jul 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com