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    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 114

    Circle of Cristofano Allori (Florence 1577-1621)

    Saint Catherine of Siena in prayer

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Cristofano Allori (Florence 1577-1621)
    Saint Catherine of Siena in prayer
    oil on canvas
    45.3 x 33 cm.


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    The composition follows a picture by Cristofano Allori in the Meadows Museum, Dallas.

    Special Notice

    “!” Lots imported from outside the EU. The Buyer’s Premium is 37.05% incl. VAT over the first €5,000, plus 31.1% incl. VAT of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 21.58% incl. VAT of any amount in excess of €400,001.


    Provenance

    Acquired by Prince Joseph Wenzel I of Liechtenstein.
    Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, 1888.
    Schloss Moosham, Salzburg, 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.


    Literature

    Sammlungskatalog (manuscript), 1805, no. 228.
    J. Falke, Katalog der Fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Vienna, Vienna, 1873, p. 37, no. 298.
    G.K. Nagler, Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon, Linz, 1906, VII, p. 244, no. 2.
    H. Koritzer,Cristofano Allori, Leipzig, 1928, pp. 67-8.
    Exhibition Catalogue, Cristofano Allori 1577-1621, Florence, Palazzo Pitti, 1984, p. 57.