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    Sale 7812

    Belgravia and Lake Geneva - Two European Collections

    14 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    A. Montevechi (Italian? c. 1892)

    A studio still-life with a bust of Minerva

    Price Realised  

    A. Montevechi (Italian? c. 1892)
    A studio still-life with a bust of Minerva
    signed and dated 'A. Montevechi 1892' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    28¼ x 40¾ in. (71.5 x 103.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale [The contents of a Parisian apartment]; Christie's, London, 24 April 2002, lot 300, where acquired by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the sculpture depicted in the present lot is actually a bust of Mars.