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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 170

    Jacopo Amigoni (Venice 1675-1752 Madrid)

    Hercules and Omphale

    Price Realised  


    Jacopo Amigoni (Venice 1675-1752 Madrid)
    Hercules and Omphale
    oil on canvas
    32 ¼ x 31 7/8 in. (81.5 x 80.8 cm.)

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    The present picture has been dated to around 1747 by Zugni Tauro (E. Martini, op.cit.).

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    The Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas, Texas; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 12 June 1975, lot 166 ($6,000).

    Pre-Lot Text



    E. Martini, Pittura Veneta dal Ricci ai Guardi, Venice, 1977, p. 66, note 14, fig. 51.