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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 33

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF LUCRETIA

    NORTH ITALIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF LUCRETIA
    NORTH ITALIAN, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    On an integrally cast naturalistic base and holding a dagger in her right hand, on an ebonised fruitwood socle, painted with inventory number B356 and paper label inscribed G.F.13
    19 cm. high; 29.5 cm. high overall


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    Provenance

    Vienna, before 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.


    Literature

    V. Fanti, Descrizzione completa di tutto cir che ritrovasi nella galleria di pittura e scultura di Sua Altezza Giuseppe Wenceslao del S.R.I. Principe Regnante della casa di Lichtenstein, Vienna, 1767, p. 35, no. 10.
    W. von Bode, Die italienischen Bronzestatuetten der Renaissance, Vol. 1, Berlin, 1906-12, p. 106.
    E. Tietze-Conrat, in Jahrbuch der kunsthistorischen Institutes der k.k. Zentralkommision für Denkmalpflege 1917, Die Bronzen der fürstlich Liechtensteinschen Kunstkammer, vol. XI, Vienna, 1918, p. 78, no. 10, and p. 80, no. 60, illustrated.
    O. Sandner, Meisterwerke der Plastik aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, Bregenz, 1967, p. 88, no. 163, pl. 61.


    Exhibited

    Bregenz, Künstlerhaus Bregenz, Palais Thurn und Taxis: Meisterwerke der Plastik aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, 1967, no. 163.