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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 128

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY

    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY
    AFTER GIAMBOLOGNA, ITALIAN, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
    Mercury's staff lacking, on a separately cast circular plinth base with inventory and exhibition labels to the underside Kunstmuseum Luzern 1948 Meisterwerke aus den sammlungen des Fürsten Liechtenstein Katalog Nr. 239 and an oval label numbered 605
    59 cm. high; 64 cm. high overall


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    Provenance

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


    Literature

    Ch. Seymour, The Mercury in the Rotonda of the National Gallery of Art, in: Report and Studies in the History of Art, 1968, p. 1. H.R. Weihrauch, Europdische Bronzestatuetten 15.-18. Jahrhundert, Braunschweig, 1967, p. 203. G. Wilhelm, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, Luzern, 1948, p. 55, no. 239.


    Exhibited

    Luzern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, 1948, no. 239.