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Giovanni Francesco Caroto (1480 - 1555)

Lot 178: Attributed to Gian Francesco Caroto (Verona c. 1480-c. 1555 ?)

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July 3, 2013
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Attributed to Gian Francesco Caroto (Verona c. 1480-c. 1555 ?) Portrait of a lady as Mary Magdalene, half-length, in a red dress and pearl necklace oil on panel 25 x 18½ in. (61 x 47 cm.)

Literature

A. Brejon de Lavergnée, 'Les tableaux italiens de la collection Heugel', Hommage à Michel Laclotte: Etudes sur la peinture du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance, Milan and Paris, 1994, pp. 467-79, fig. 544, 'l'attribution Caroto est plausible'. A. Brejon de Lavergnée, 'La collection de tableaux d'Henri Heugel (1844-1916)', Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art français, 1994-95, p. 222, no. 21, fig. 5.

Provenance

(Possibly) Royal House of Savoy. (Possibly) Salvatore Brancaccio, Prince of Ruffano and Triggiano (1842-1924), Rome. with Charles Sedelmeyer (1837-1925), Paris, by 15 October 1907, when acquired as 'Raphael' for 200,000 francs by Henri Heugel (1844-1916), Paris, no. 21 in his inventory, as 'Raphael'. with Gallery Maison d'Art, Monaco, 2001.

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