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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

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

    MID-TO-LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, INCISED 12" 9 3/4", SIGNED A. KÖHLER

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, VENUS UND AMOR
    Mid-to-late 19th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, incised 12" 9 3/4", signed A. Köhler
    Finely painted after Guido Reni with the recumbent nude goddess receiving an arrow from Cupid
    10 x 12 3/8 in. (25.4 x 31.4 cm.), within a wood frame


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    Guido Reni, Italian (1575-1642)
    The present subject is based on a painting in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Gal. Nr. 324).