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    Sale 7714

    Old Master & British Pictures

    24 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    Sebastiano Ricci (Belluno 1659-1734 Venice) and Studio

    The Adoration of the Shepherds

    Price Realised  

    Sebastiano Ricci (Belluno 1659-1734 Venice) and Studio
    The Adoration of the Shepherds
    oil on canvas, unlined
    23¾ x 17¾ in. (60.3 x 45.2 cm.)


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    The same composition is known in two other versions: one in Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire; and the other in the National Gallery in Erevan, Armenia, both illustrated in the recent catalogue raisonné (A. Scarpa, Sebastiano Ricci, Como, 2006, p. 182, no. 104 and p. 207, no. 182, figs. 665-4).

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