• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 2282

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors

    27 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    Follower of Filippino Lippi

    The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Follower of Filippino Lippi
    The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist
    oil on panel, a tondo
    33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) diameter


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    The family grouping in the present painting is repeated in another Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist (Avignon, Petit Palais) which is attributed to the Master of Memphis (see P. Zambrano and J.K. Nelson, Filippino Lippi, Milan, 2004, no. R19, fig. 311).

    Provenance

    Mrs. Edward A. Langenbach, by whom gifted to the
    Canton Museum of Art, Ohio.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND OF THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART