23 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Circle of Agnolo di Cosimo Allori, il Bronzino (Monticelli 1503-1572 Florence)
Portrait of Cosimo I de'Medici (1519-74), bust-length, in a black doublet
oil on panel
28½ x 18¾ in. (72.3 x 47.7 cm.)
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After the picture in the Galleria Borghese, Rome, with variations.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
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