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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    Follower of Giulio Romano, c. 1550

    The Triumph of Vertumnus and Pomona

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Follower of Giulio Romano, c. 1550
    The Triumph of Vertumnus and Pomona
    oil on panel, en grisaille
    17¼ x 35¾ in. 43.8 x 90.8 cm.


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    (Probably) painted c. 1540 for the Cabinet du Roi, Château de Fontainebleau.
    Alexandre Lenoir (1761-1839), founder and Chief Administrator of the Musées des Antiquités et Monuments Français, thence by descent to his son
    Alexandre-Albert Lenoir (1801-1891), Paris.
    O. Tellier, Paris, by 1938.


    Pre-Lot Text

    NO RESERVE


    Literature

    W. Ephron, Recherches systematiques sur la découverte d'un Primatice (unpublished manuscript).


    Exhibited

    New York, Wildenstein, The School of Fontainebleau, 31 October-30 November 1940, p. 38.