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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    Alessandro Longhi (Venice 1733-1813)

    Portrait of a gentleman, full-length, in a powder-blue suit and coat, holding a tricorn hat and gloves, the Venetian Lagoon beyond

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    Alessandro Longhi (Venice 1733-1813)
    Portrait of a gentleman, full-length, in a powder-blue suit and coat, holding a tricorn hat and gloves, the Venetian Lagoon beyond
    oil on canvas
    79 ¾ x 44 7/8 in. (202.5 x 113.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Alessandro Brass , Venice, 1941 (as Pietro Longhi), and by descent to,
    Italiaco Brass, Venice, before 1960 (as Alessandro Longhi), and thence by descent.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 8 December 2005, lot 324 (£27,600).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM VILLA AGNESI IN MONTEVECCHIA, LOMBARDY (LOTS 219-231 & 300-327)


    Literature

    R. Pallucchini, La pittura veneziana del Settecento, Venice and Rome, 1960, p. 217, fig. 569.
    T. Pignatti, Pietro Longhi, Venice, 1968, p. 139, under 'Pitture attribuite [a Pietro Longhi]' as 'Alessandro Longhi'.


    Exhibited

    Venice, Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, 1934, no. 76.
    Rome, Palazzo Massimo alle Colonne, Mostra di pittura veneziana del Settecento, December 1941, no. 56 (as Pietro Longhi).