• Old Master Paintings auction at Christies

    Sale 2710

    Old Master Paintings

    5 June 2013, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    Master of Marradi (Italian, active 1480-1500)

    Four scenes from the New Testament: The Annunciation; The Visitation; The Circumcision; and The Agony in the Garden

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Master of Marradi (Italian, active 1480-1500)
    Four scenes from the New Testament: The Annunciation; The Visitation; The Circumcision; and The Agony in the Garden
    oil, tempera and gold on panel
    each approximately 10½ x 7 3/8 in. (26.7 x 18.7 cm.), set into wooden frames each approximately 11 1/8 x 8¾ in. (28.3 x 22.2 cm.)
    a set of four (4)


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    We are grateful to Everett Fahy for suggesting the attribution based on firsthand inspection.

    Provenance

    Acquired in Europe, circa 1890, by Bradford de Wolf, Avenue Louise, Brussels, and later, Miramar House, Bristol, Rhode Island, and by descent to his son,
    Francis Colt de Wolf, Bodisco House, Washington, D.C., and by descent to his son,
    Francis Colt de Wolf, Jr., and by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE DE WOLF FAMILY COLLECTION