26 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
AEGIDIUS SADELER II (circa 1570-1629) AFTER TITIAN (circa 1488-1576)
Portrait of Laura Dianti
engraving, on laid paper, circa 1600-1620, a very good impression, probably the second state (of four); together with The Ecstasy of Saint Philip Neri by Jacob Frey after Carlo Maratti, etching with engraving, circa 1700-50; The Large Tree, from: Upright Italian Landscapes (Holl. 3) by Jan Both, etching, 1640, second state (of four); and I Quattro Tondi by Pasquale Proja after Raphael, engraving, 18th century; all framed (4)
Sheet 13 x 9 5/8 in. (330 x 244 mm.) (Sadeler)
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Laura Dianti became the lover of Alfonso d’Este, Duke of Ferrara, following the death of his wife, Lucrezia Borgia. The painting by Titian of c. 1520-1525 is today in the Collection H. Kisters collection in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Property from the Collection of Everett Fahy
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