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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    Venetian School, 15th Century

    Portrait of a Doge, identified as Giovanni Mocenigo (Venice 1409-1485), bust-length, in profile

    Price Realised  

    Venetian School, 15th Century
    Portrait of a Doge, identified as Giovanni Mocenigo (Venice 1409-1485), bust-length, in profile
    with inscription 'IOAN/NES/MOCE/NIGO/DVX/1478' (on the cartellino, upper left)
    oil on panel, unframed
    9¼ x 8¼ in. 23.5 x 21 cm.


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    The sitter, who served as Doge of Venice from 1478-85, was also painted in profile by Gentile Bellini (Museo Correr, Venice).