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Lot 63: n - FRANCESCO BOTTICINI FLORENCE 1446 - 1497

Est: $60,000 USD - $80,000 USDSold:
Sotheby'sMay 18, 2006New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

PROPERTY SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

PIETÀ

measurements note
16 1/4 by 11 3/4 in.; 41.3 by 29.9 cm.

tempera and gold on shaped panel

NOTE

Everett Fahy has seen this painting firsthand and identified it as a late work by Botticini.

The pose of the Virgin supporting the body of Christ is found in two other works by Botticini, one in the Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris and another, location unknown (see L. Venturi, Francesco Botticini, Florence 1994, reproduced figures 98 and 99).

Artist or Maker

Auction Details

Old Master Paintings

by
Sotheby's
May 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, US