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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 74

    Matteo Rosselli (Florence 1578-1650)

    The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Matteo Rosselli (Florence 1578-1650)
    The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist
    oil on canvas
    40 ¼ x 32 3/8 in. (102.3 x 82.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Cremona.
    L. Freeman.
    Stronach Hardy, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 26 May 1978, lot 116 (£700).
    Anonymous sale; Pandolfini Casa D'Aste, Florence, 15 October 2013, lot 18 (€22,500).


    Literature

    G. Cantelli, Repertorio della pittura fiorentina del seicento, Fiesole 1983, p. 131, no. 678.
    G. Cantelli, Repertorio della pittura fiorentina del Seicento, Aggiornamento, Pontedera, 2009, p. 176, illus. LXIX.
    S. Bellesi, Pittori fiorentini del’600 e’700. Biografie e opere, Florence, 2009, I, p. 240, tav. VI.
    F. Baldassari, La pittura del Seicento a Firenze. Indice degli artisti e delle loro opere, Milan, 2009, p. 648.