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    Sale 7632

    Old Master & British Pictures (Evening Sale)

    2 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    Neri di Bicci (Florence 1419-1492)

    The Madonna and Child

    Price Realised  

    Neri di Bicci (Florence 1419-1492)
    The Madonna and Child
    gold ground panel, arched top, in an engaged frame, with a later base
    33 5/8 x 24 in. (85.4 x 61 cm.)


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    The panel implies a knowledge on Neri di Bicci's part both of pictures by such artists as Fra Filippo Lippi and of half-length Madonna reliefs by contemporary sculptors. A date in the mid-1460s seems likely.

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    Provenance

    G. Locker-Lampson.
    Mrs. Ralph Merton, thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF TWO COLLECTORS