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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 69

    A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF MARS AND VENUS

    WORKSHOP OF GUISEPPE DE LEVIS, VENETIAN, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF MARS AND VENUS
    WORKSHOP OF GUISEPPE DE LEVIS, VENETIAN, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Each on a later simulated porphyry plinth base, Mars with inventory number painted in red to the base F.621 and paper label numbered 113; Venus with inventory number to the base F.624 and paper label numbered 114.
    38.2 and 35.6 cm. high; 46.5 and 45 cm. high overall (2)


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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. 5.
    J. Dallinger, Description des Tableaux, et des Pièces de Sculpture, que renferme la Gallerie de son Altesse Frangois Joseph Chef et Prince Regnant de la Maison de Liechtenstein, Vienna, 1780, p. 257, no. 16.
    E. Tietze-Conrat, in Jahrbuch des kunsthistorischen Institutes der k.k. Zentralkommission für Denkmalpflege 1917, vol. XI, Die Bronzen der fürstlich Liechtensteinschen Kunstkammer, Wien, 1918, p. 76, no. 5, pl. 58.
    L. Planiscig, Venezianische Bildhauer der Renaissance, Vienna, 1921, p. 634, pl. 708.