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Francesco Ubertini (1494 - 1557)

Lot 151: Antonio d'Ubertino Verdi, called Bachiacca (Florence 1499-1572)

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January 30, 2013
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Description

Antonio d'Ubertino Verdi, called Bachiacca (Florence 1499-1572)
Portrait of a young lady holding a cat
oil on panel
21 1/8 x 17¼ in. (53.6 x 43.8 cm.)

Literature

Le Triomphe du Manierisme Européen de Michelange au Gréco,
exhibition catalogue, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1955, p. 49, under no. 15, as Francesco.
L. Nikolenko, Francesco Ubertini Called Il Bacchiacca, Locust Valley, New York, 1966, pp. 19, 52, fig. 50, as Francesco.
G. Rosenthal, ed., Italian Paintings, XIV-XVIIIth centuries from the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 1981, p. 94, as Francesco.
C. Nordenfalk, 'The five senses in late medieval and Renaissance art', Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, XLVIII, 1985, p. 17, as Francesco.
C. Colbert, Bacchiacca in the Context of Florentine art, Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1978, pp. 77, 113, as 'possibly Carlo'.
S. Ferino Pagden, I cinque sensi nell'arte 'immagini del sentire', Venice, 1996, p. 92, as Francesco.
R. La France, 'Franceso d'Ubertino Verdi, il Bachiacca, 1494-1557: "Diligente Dipintore"', Ph.D. dissertation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 2002, no. 109, as 'possibly Antonio'.
R. La France, Bachiacca, Artist of the Medici Court, Florence, 2008, pp. 286-287, no. 128, as 'Verdi studio'.

Provenance

Charles Loeser, Florence.
Private collection, Florence (possibly Benedetti).
with French & Co., New York, 1981.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 January 1996, lot 187 ($442,500).

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