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    Sale 2031

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    Circle of Pietro Paltronieri, il Mirandolese (Italian, 1673-1741)

    An architectural capriccio with figures among ruins

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    Circle of Pietro Paltronieri, il Mirandolese (Italian, 1673-1741)
    An architectural capriccio with figures among ruins
    tempera on canvas, shaped
    124½ x 105½ in. (316.2 x 267.9 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Professor Ugo Ruggieri for pointing out the connection to the paintings by Pietro Paltronieri, il Mirandolese such as the large capricci in the Casa Savi and the Montanari collections, Bologna (see R. Roli, Pittura Bolognese 1650-1800, Bologna, 1977, figs. 385c, 387a and 387c; written communication, 11 February 2008).

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


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    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR