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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 238

    The Master of Vescovado (Arezzo, early 14th Century)

    The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and the Infant Saint John the Baptist

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    The Master of Vescovado (Arezzo, early 14th Century)
    The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and the Infant Saint John the Baptist
    inscribed 'ECCE PUER MEUS' (lower centre)
    on gold ground panel
    15½ x 18½ in. (39.4 x 47 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Professor Andrea de Marchi for drawing our attention to Professor Boskovits's publication. The panel is by one of the leading painters active in Trecento Arezzo, whom Boskovits has tentatively identified as Andrea di Neri. It formed part of a series of scenes from the lives of the two Saint Johns.

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    Literature

    M. Boskovits, 'Marginalia su Buffalmacco e sulla pittura aretina del primo Trecento', Arte Cristiana, LXXXXVI, 1998, 786, pp. 169 and 171, fig. 12.