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    Sale 1980

    Christie's Interiors

    2 - 3 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    After Giulio Cesare Procaccini

    The Apotheosis of Saint Carlo

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Giulio Cesare Procaccini
    The Apotheosis of Saint Carlo
    black chalk on paper
    15 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (390 x 252 mm.), unframed


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    After Procaccini's altarpiece of the same subject now in the Brera Pinacoteca, Milan (M. Rosci, Giulio Cesare, Soncino, 1993, pp. 82-3, fig. 12). Carlo is the patron saint of Milan. The painting was commissioned around 1620 by Cattaneo Adorno for the chapel dedicated to the saint in the church of S. Francesco d'Albaro in Milan.

    Provenance

    Cavaliere Gelosi (?) (L. 513).
    J.-M. Dupan (L. 1440).
    with Alister Mathews, Bournemouth.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. JERROLD AND MRS. JACKIE ZIFF


    Exhibited

    Urbana-Champaign, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Drawings from Four Collections, 1973.
    Milwaukee, Art History Museum, Green Hall, University of Wisconsin, Drawings from the Jackie and Jerrold Ziff Collection, 1977.
    Urbana-Champaign, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, The Ziff Collection of Old Master and Nineteenth Century Drawings, 1999, no. 14.