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    Sale 7448

    Old Master and British Pictures

    7 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 187

    Bartolomeo Vivarini (active Venice c. 1440-1500)

    The Madonna and Child

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Bartolomeo Vivarini (active Venice c. 1440-1500)
    The Madonna and Child
    signed, inscribed and dated 'BARTHOLOMES VIVARINVS DE MVRIANO.PINXIT 1481[?]' (lower right, on the cartellino)
    oil on canvas, transferred from panel
    24 7/8 x 19 5/8 in. (63.2 x 49.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Baron M. Lazzaroni, Rome.
    Dr. Paul Mersch, Paris.
    with Edward Brandus, New York, 1911.
    Jules S. Bache; sale, Kende Galleries at Gimbel Brothers, New York, 23 April 1945, lot 13.
    with Newhouse Galleries, Inc., New York, 1936.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 16 May 1996, lot 191.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 119, 125, 138, 157, 187, 193, 216 AND 235)