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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    Claude Vignon (Tours 1593-1670 Paris)

    Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, in a winter landscape

    Price Realised  

    Claude Vignon (Tours 1593-1670 Paris)
    Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, in a winter landscape
    oil on canvas
    48 1/8 x 58¾ in. (122.2 x 149.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    E.S. Trafford, 1802.
    Morris C. Kaplan, Chicago; Sotheby's, London, 12 June 1968, lot 106 (42 gns. to Weitzner.)
    Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, by 1970, as 'The servants of Abraham offering gifts to the family of Rebecca'.


    Literature

    'Recent Accessions of American and Canadian Museums', in The Art Quaterly, 1972, p. 190 and 199, illustrated.
    'College Museum Notes', Art Journal, Summer, 1972, pp. 436, illustrated.
    P.P. Bassani, Claude Vignon, Paris, 1992, pp. 319-20, no. 227 illustrated.