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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    Circle of Mario Nuzzi, called Mario dei Fiori (1603-1673)

    A parrot with blue, green and gold plumage, perched on a stone ledge, with orange blossom, a carnation, a parrot tulip and a moth; and A parrot with blue, red and gold plumage, perched on a stone ledge, with orange blossom and a parrot tulip

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    Circle of Mario Nuzzi, called Mario dei Fiori (1603-1673)
    A parrot with blue, green and gold plumage, perched on a stone ledge, with orange blossom, a carnation, a parrot tulip and a moth; and A parrot with blue, red and gold plumage, perched on a stone ledge, with orange blossom and a parrot tulip
    oil on canvas
    18¼ x 13 in. (46.4 x 33 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, 23 June 1967, lot 72, as 'Monnoyer' (sold for £1,365).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the illustration for this lot has been incorrectly labelled as lot 179 in the catalogue.