Lot 47: AFTER JACOPO PALMA IL VECCHIO, (ITALIAN C. 1479-1528)SAINT BARBARA
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
AFTER JACOPO PALMA IL VECCHIO
(italian c. 1479-1528)
Inscribed ''Ex. opera/Jac. Palma/quod extat/Venezia'' bottom left, oil on canvas, arch-form, in a fine carved and gilded antique frame
38 7/8 x 28 1/8 in. (98.7 x 71.4cm)
Private Collection, Washington, DC.
The present painting follows the composition by Palma Il Vecchio painted circa 1523, the central image in the St. Barbara Altar, Church of Santa Maria Formosa, Venice.
In fine overall condition, the relined canvas largely unrestored save for some specific localized retouching, including to part of left eye, part of top of her head (her right), part of her hair (her right) and part of her right sleeve.
Frame: 68 x 49 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.
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