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    Sale 1986

    Important Old Master Paintings Part I And Part II

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 307

    Jose Roma Valencia 1784-1847

    Flowers in a glass vase, with a Red Admiral, a basket of pink roses, a gourd, convolvuli, a tulip and other flowers on a stone pedestal; and Flowers in a vase decorated with the scene of Bacchus and Ariadne after Guido Reni, supported by putti, with oranges, peaches, and nasturtiums on a partially draped ledge

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    Jose Roma Valencia 1784-1847
    Flowers in a glass vase, with a Red Admiral, a basket of pink roses, a gourd, convolvuli, a tulip and other flowers on a stone pedestal; and Flowers in a vase decorated with the scene of Bacchus and Ariadne after Guido Reni, supported by putti, with oranges, peaches, and nasturtiums on a partially draped ledge
    oil on canvas
    24 5/8 x 30 in. 62.5 x 76.2 cm. each
    a pair (2)


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    Reni's Bacchus and Ariadne was destroyed shortly after his death in 1650 but the image is widely known through contemporary copies and engravings by Bolognini and Frey.

    Provenance

    (Possibly) Richard Sutton.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 13 December 1996, lot 329.