• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 251

    Michele Rocca, called Michele da Parma (Parma ?1666-after 1751 Venice)

    Saint Irene and her companions nursing Saint Sebastian back to health

    Price Realised  

    Michele Rocca, called Michele da Parma (Parma ?1666-after 1751 Venice)
    Saint Irene and her companions nursing Saint Sebastian back to health
    oil on copper
    10¾ x 7 7/8 in. (27.3 x 20 cm.)


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    A version on canvas of larger dimensions (50 x 38 cm.) was offered in these Rooms on 15 June 1984, lot 147, and again on 13 March 1987, lot 44.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Frederick W. Field, Greenacres, Beverly Hills, California; Christie's, London, 5 July 1991, lot 30.


    Literature

    G. Sestieri, La Pittura del Settecento, Turin, 1988, p. 38 (illus.).
    G. Sestieri, Repertorio della pittura romana della fine del Seicento e del Settecento, Turin, 1994, III, pl. 984.