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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    Attributed to Bartolomeo Torregiani (Italian, 1590-1675)

    An Italianate wooded landscape with cowherds on a path; and An Italianate wooded landscape with a rock gate

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Bartolomeo Torregiani (Italian, 1590-1675)
    An Italianate wooded landscape with cowherds on a path; and An Italianate wooded landscape with a rock gate
    the former inscribed 'X F· S 3\KW\kS D. F.' (on the reverse of the unlined canvas)
    oil on canvas, the former unlined, the latter unframed
    the former 37½ x 53¼ in. (95.3 x 135.3 cm.); the latter 38 7/8 x 53¾ in. (98.7 x 136.5 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    The Princely House of Liechtenstein, by descent at Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, Bohemia, until 1805, when moved to the Garden Palace at Rossau (where recorded by Falke in 1873 and 1885, loc. cit.); returned to Schloss Feldsberg in September 1894 (inv. nos. F 928 and 962), where they remained until 1944, when moved to Schloss Moosham, Unternberg, Lungau, until 1945, when moved to Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, until the present.


    Literature

    Sammlungskatalog, 1805, MS, Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, nos. 560 and 607, as by Joachim Franz Beich.
    J. Falke, Katalog der Fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1873, p. 86, nos. 745 and 747, as by Joachim Franz Beich.
    J. Falke, Katalog der Fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1885, p. 68, nos. 496 and 498, as by Joachim Franz Beich.