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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 243

    Circle of Jacopo Robusti, Il Tintoretto Venice 1519-1594

    Venus and Adonis

    Price Realised  

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Circle of Jacopo Robusti, Il Tintoretto Venice 1519-1594
    Venus and Adonis
    oil on canvas, unframed
    32¼ x 35¾ in. 81.9 x 90.9


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Captain E.G. Spencer-Churchill, Northwick Park (+); Christie's, London, 28 May 1965, lot 31, as 'Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone' (1800 gns.)


    Pre-Lot Text

    NO RESERVE


    Literature

    Northwick catalogue, 1864, no. 179, as 'Tintoretto'.
    T. Borenius and L. Cust, Catalogue of the collection of pictures at Northwick Park, London, 1921, p. 34, no. 66, as 'Andrea Schiavone'.