• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, VENUS UND AMOR

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, H AND CYPHER, INCISED 340 - 290, SIGNED INDISTINCTLY LOWER RIGHT

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, VENUS UND AMOR
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, h and cypher, incised 340 - 290, signed indistinctly lower right
    Finely painted after Guido Reni with the recumbent nude goddess receiving an arrow from Cupid
    11½ x 13 3/8 in., (29.3 x 34 cm.), within a giltwood and red velvet frame


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    Guido Reni, Italian (1575-1642). The present subject is based on a painting in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden (Gal. Nr. 324). For a similar example see Christie's, New York, 21 April 2009, lot 77.