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    Sale 2105

    European Furniture, Works of Art, and Tapestries: Including Jansen: The Past Reimagined

    7 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    AN ENAMEL OF CHRIST ON THE ROAD TO CALVARY

    LIMOGES, MID-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENAMEL OF CHRIST ON THE ROAD TO CALVARY
    LIMOGES, MID-16TH CENTURY
    Within a later ebonized and giltwood frame
    10½ in. (27.5 cm.) high, 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) high, 13¼ in. (34 cm.) wide overall


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    The composition of the present plaque is based on Raphael's altarpiece of the same subject, known as Lo Spasimo di Sicilia (Madrid, Museo del Prado), probably by way of Agostino Veneziano's engraving of the composition dated 1517.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 5 December 1995, lot 52.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA ESTATE
    (LOTS 10-21)