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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 129

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE FARNESE FLORA

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, NORTH ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE FARNESE FLORA
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, NORTH ITALIAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    With inventory number in red to the reverse F656, on a later ebonised spreading rectangular socle with various labels to the underside; Kunstmuseum Luzern Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein Katalog Nr. 230, an oval paper label EIGENTHUM Sr D Fürst Johann von U. zu Liechtenstein Nro 3 and an oval paper label numbered 567
    35 cm. high; 47 cm. high overall


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    Provenance

    Vienna, before 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
    On loan to the Bank in Liechtenstein AG, Vaduz, 1988.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1998.


    Literature

    G. Wilhelm, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, Luzern, 1948, p. 54, no. 230. E. Tietze-Conrat, Die Bronzen der fürstlich Liechtensteinschen Kunstkammer, in: Jahrbuch des kunsthistorischen Institutes der k. k. Zentralkommission für Denkmalpflege 1917, Wien 1918, Vol. XI pp. 79- 80, pl. 63. J. Dallinger, Description des Tableaux, et des Pi©ces de Sculpture, que renferme la Gallerie de son Altesse Frangois Joseph Chef et Prince Regnant de la Maison de Liechtenstein, Wien, 1780, p. 259, no. 32. V. Fanti, Descrizzione completa di tutto ciø che ritrovasi nella galleria di pittura e scultura di Sua Altezza Giuseppe Wenceslao del S.R.I. Principe Regnante della casa di Lichtenstein, Wien, 1767, p. 36, no. 17.


    Exhibited

    Luzern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, 1948, no. 230.