• 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 181

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE PENITENT MAGDALENE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, W, CYPHER AND 590 - 470, SIGNED F. WAGNER WIEN

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE PENITENT MAGDALENE
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, W, cypher and 590 - 470, signed F. Wagner Wien
    Finely painted after Furini with a bust-length portrait of the forlorn Biblical beauty, tears streaming down her cheeks, a gold vessel before her
    22½ x 18½ in. (57 x 47 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Francesco Furini, Italian (1603-1646).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. MARVIN GREENFIELD