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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 246

    Ippolito Scarsella, lo Scarsellino (Ferrara c. 1550-1620)

    The Visitation

    Price Realised  

    Ippolito Scarsella, lo Scarsellino (Ferrara c. 1550-1620)
    The Visitation
    oil on panel
    16¼ x 16 1/8 in. (41.3 x 41 cm.)


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    This is a characteristic work on an intimate scale by the last significant Ferrarese master in the Renaissance tradition. Although Scarsellino executed major public commissions, it is in his smaller works that his individuality is most clearly expressed.

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    Provenance

    Professor Michael Jaffé, and by inheritance.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY