Francesco Ruschi (Rome before 1610-1661 Venice)
Francesco Ruschi (Rome before 1610-1661 Venice)

Venus Mourning the Death of Adonis

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Francesco Ruschi (Rome before 1610-1661 Venice)
Venus Mourning the Death of Adonis
oil on canvas
58 x 47 1/8 in. (147.7 x 119.8 cm.)

Lot Essay

The present composition is a variant of the painting formerly in the George Encil collection, Bahamas (see R. Pallucchini, La Pittura Veneziana del Seicento, 1981, I, p. 648), and subsequently sold at Sotheby's, London, 12 December 1990, lot 60 (£27,500).
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