3 December 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 31,250
Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
Ippolito Scarsella, lo Scarsellino (Ferrara c. 1550-1620)
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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Professor Michael Jaffé, and by inheritance.
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