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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 240

    Pier Francesco Mola Coldrerio 1612-1666 Rome

    A male saint

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pier Francesco Mola Coldrerio 1612-1666 Rome
    A male saint
    oil on canvas
    25¼ x 19¼ in. 64.1 x 48.9 cm.


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    A similar portrait by Mola of a bearded man, most likely the Apostle Saint Peter, was recently sold at Christie's, New York, on 4 October 2007, lot 128, $265,000.

    Provenance

    Rev. R. Cazalet; Christie's, London, 3 June 1955, lot 126, as 'Ribera' (80 gns.).
    Christie's, New York, 2 June 2005, lot 3 to the present owner.