• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 2282

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors

    27 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 288

    Ascanio Luciano (Naples 1621-1706)

    An architectural capriccio with figures outside a palace

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ascanio Luciano (Naples 1621-1706)
    An architectural capriccio with figures outside a palace
    oil on canvas
    39 5/8 x 51¼ in. (100.7 x 130.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1983, lot 181, as 'Codazzi and Gargiulo'.
    with Anthony Dallas & Sons, London, 1985, as 'Codazzi and Gargiulo'.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN EAST COAST COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Wagner, 'Freude an Ruinen', Die Kunst, XCVIII, no. 5, 1986,
    p. 358, as 'Codazzi and Gargiulo'.
    D.R. Marshall, 'Ascanio Luciano: A Neapolitan follower of Viviano Codazzi', Paragone (Arte), XXXIX, no. 455, 1988, pp. 30-31, note 45, pl. 30.
    D.R. Marshall, Viviano and Niccoló Codazzi and the Baroque Architectural Fantasy, Milan, 1993, pp. 435, 448-449, no. AL 11.


    Exhibited

    London, Anthony Dallas and Sons, Summer Exhibition of Old Master Paintings, no. 21, as 'Codazzi and Gargiulo'.