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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    Lombard School, 15th Century

    A cassone panel: The Continence of Scipio

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lombard School, 15th Century
    A cassone panel: The Continence of Scipio
    on gold ground panel, in an engaged frame
    19¾ x 61 5/8 in. (50.2 x 156.5 cm.)


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    As Everett Fahy kindly points out, this cassone front is by a painter of the circle of Bonifacio Bembo (active 1447-78).

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    Provenance

    The Princely House of Liechtenstein, in Vienna by August 1881, when moved thence to Bergschloss Seebenstein, Neunkirchen, Lower Austria, until April 1884, when returned to Vienna until 1894, when returned to Seebenstein until June 1906, when returned to Vienna until June 1907, when taken to Veste Liechtenstein, Mödling, until July 1920, when placed in the Gallery of the Garden Palace at Rossau, until 1944, when moved to Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, until the present.